Here are the Blogs in the David P. Gontar category.
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Friday, 15 July 2016
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David Smith writes in The Guardian: A handsomely bound complete works of William Shakespeare stands upright beside opera glasses, a blue lace handkerchief and a single rose. On the wall is a picture of President Thomas Jefferson’s house Monticello and an article torn from a newspaper about an “All-American ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/15/2016 7:37 AM by David P. Gontar
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Thursday, 16 April 2015
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Something from The New Statesman by Auberon Waugh (1975):   Not far from where I live in Southern France there runs a small canal called La Rigole. It is a tributary of the great Canal du Midi linking the Atlantic with the Mediterranean, and its pine fringed towpaths make an ideal place ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/16/2015 10:58 AM by David P. Gontar
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Wednesday, 21 January 2015
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Recently a young American woman announced her intention to marry her father. As we were digesting this curiosity there appeared on AOL News a story entitled "My Strange Addiction:  Florida Woman marries a carnival ride," a brief narrative worth reading (there is a video interview). That marriage was ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/21/2015 7:08 AM by David P. Gontar
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Friday, 9 January 2015
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The comedy of modern "atheism" takes a merry twist lately in the jottings of Mr. Phil Zuckerman, professional unbeliever and counselor of those-with-nowhere-else-to-turn. Unwilling to be regarded as an atheist of common stamp, Mr. Zuckerman pedals a warm and fuzzy variety called (ugh!) "aweism." Readers ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/09/2015 9:01 AM by David P. Gontar
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