Tag Archives: New York Times

The secret to acquiring herd immunity

Today’s Times re-introduces me to an explosion of online “news networks” which are not news. They’re propaganda. In one of the last chapters of How I Learned The Facts of Life — a summing-up of what kind of fakery would … Continue reading

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Animal news! The ocean sunfish, scaring people on Buzzards Bay

Re Buzzards Bay: when we were kids, our large family — aunts, uncles, cousins, sibs — established our summer residence in one of a series of rental houses near Buzzards Bay. We never saw a buzzard. Neither did the settlers … Continue reading

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Blocked by Twitter! Again

A few days ago, while fooling around with the endless boilerplate screens Twitter provided purporting to address my big problem — my account was blocked — I somehow wandered into creating a new account. And I did. Good heavens. There … Continue reading

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