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Remembrance of the Fassetts, Great Aunt Mert and Yellow Tomato Preserves

September 13, 2015

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Remembrance of the Fassetts, Great Aunt Mert and Yellow Tomato Preserves On Saturday morning November 7, 2015 we blanched and cooked up red, yellow (and a few green) small tomatoes from the garden. (I have freezing them all summer and autumn long). According to our father, Richard Redd, It was Aunt Mert, the fraternal twin of our (my sister’s, brother’s and my) great grandmother […]

Explaining Inequality: self-hatred of the poor, stagnation and what became of Occupy? Whence from here?

September 3, 2015

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I started my day today by encountering Marc Stier’s Facebook post asking why there has not been a populist rebellion (well, Marc, the Occupy movement was something of an uprising and was summarily squashed) while real income has been stagnant for decades. (The point of Mr. Stier’s post was that technological advancement may mask the […]