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Let’s move

First Lady Michelle Obama, along with DC-area children, plant the White House Kitchen Garden. The garden includes spinach, peas, lettuce, broccoli, blueberries, raspberries and other vegetables and herbs. I wish I had nice raised beds and as fine a crew of helpers as Michelle Obama.

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Asparagus

Today is the opening day of the farmers market on the square and the day that ill-informed whiners have called “tax day.” Supposedly, if you had to pay all your taxes before you could keep any of your take home pay, today would be the day you would finally be free of the 2011 tax [...]

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Hairball-ism

Steeped in a tradition of neologistic originality, the CBO reached deep and pulled up "hairbrainism" as a categorical signifier for the intellectual heirs of Emerson.  Ralph Waldo was an American original for sure, but he lacked the essence of American originality.  Like Condoleeza Rice, he was a person "educated beyond his understanding."  he was, in [...]

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