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Gourmet: Mech. Soft Menu (Part 3.)

The Critical Decision is ? Yesterday’s second episode of Gourmet: Mechanical Soft Menu left the story-teller in the Stanford ER waiting for a bed (parking spot for my gurrney) in the Critical Decision Unit, CDU. That was where treatment would … Continue reading

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Gourmet: Mech. Soft Menu (Part 2.)

The path to the Critical Decision Unit Yesterday’s first episode of Gourmet: Mechanical Soft Menu left the story-teller in the Stanford ER waiting for a space-aged camera to arrive and look inside the sick story-teller’s pharynx—there is that word again. … Continue reading

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Gourmet: Mechanical Soft Menu

Instead of describing a book from Carto’s library, the next few blog postings will be a story of my own concoction; history, the events are true, but may be poorly remembered or told. I will relate my unplanned entry into … Continue reading

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Note to Congress: Beware the Jabberwock

From all sides, or at least from the right and left, comes advice to congress on how to solve the so-called national budget crisis. Amidst the advice are a smattering of dire warnings. Rather than add to or further agitate … Continue reading

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Mexican Detective Cabrera Listens to Cumbia

In the fictional world created by Martin Solares: Detective Ramón Cabrera parked his car and walked into the Paracuán police headquarters. He went directly to the chief’s office and opened the door. As soon as he entered the office he … Continue reading

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Gay Tales from San Francisco

It’s nice living near San Francisco, but sometimes the SF presence is overpowering. The city becomes so full of itself that it seems to pulse and glow in the northwest sky above my home in Palo Alto. The latest world … Continue reading

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Celebrating Hemingway—Cuba leads the way

July 2, 2011 will mark 50 years since that day in 1961 when a self-inflicted shotgun blast ended the life of Ernest Hemingway. He died at his ranch outside the small town of Ketchum in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho. … Continue reading

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