09/12/2020 archive

Blue Law

Until relatively recently Connecticut had restrictive “Blue Laws” that forbade the sale of alcohol after 8 pm always and not at all on Sunday. I used to joke you had to decide how big your party was going to be before you started it. So we picked up the nickname “Blue Law State” which is …

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Because it’s instructive.

Gideon/Collins and some bit players (Maine has ‘Ranked Choice’ voting). BDN (Bangor Daily News), your source for things Maine. There are supposed to be 5 more but I’ve seen enough.

What’s Cooking: Tsimmes – A Jewish Tradition

Summer is coming to a rapid close. Autumn begins September 22nd at 9:30 AM ET. The first religious holiday of the season is Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which literally means the “head of the year.” It begins at sundown on September 18th with the blowing of the shofar marking the start of 10 …

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Well, kind of horrible but composed in 1789 or so and Mozart is not responsible for the Libretto (though he did agree to participate in the project). The short title, Così Fan Tutte literally means “So do they all”, using the feminine plural to indicate women. It is usually translated into English as “Women are …

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The Breakfast Club (Sound Cause)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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