Monthly Archives: July 2012

Is There Anything New Under The Sun?

My good friends, Linda and Bob Sanet, turned me on to The Sun.  Not the celestial body in the daytime sky, but the ad-free magazine sustained by readers’ contributions.  Is there anything new illuminated by The Sun?  If so, it … Continue reading

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Abraxas and Rapha Fredman

Abraxas.  More accurately termed Abrasax, associated with charmed stones.  These Abrasax-stones often bear Hebraic names of God: Iao, Sabaoth, Adonai, Eloai. The name ΙΑΩ, to which ΣΑΒΑΩΘ is sometimes added, is found with this figure even more frequently than ΑΒΡΑΣΑΞ, … Continue reading

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Optical Oddities

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Mungo Jerry in the Summertime

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The Summer Wind

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Orbit City is Only 50 Years Away

Hard to believe it’s 50 years since The Jetsons debuted on ABC-TV, and that it’s only another 50 years to go ’til we get to the mythical setting of Orbit City, where The Jetsons hovered above ground in the year … Continue reading

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Jai Walking

The name Jai Pausch may not leap out at you, unless you associate it with her late husband, Dr. Randy Pausch, of The Last Lecture fame.  Until recently Jai was known for her stoic stance in the face of her … Continue reading

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Maximum Brainpower

Please allow me to introduce myself … Sorry, wrong self-introduction.  I’m referring to another one that may have as profound a cultural influence.  That is, if Dr. Shlomo Breznitz has his way. Dr. Breznitz has teamed up with a Hemingway … Continue reading

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Percussive Guitar

Ever hear of percussive guitar?  Me neither.  Not until I just heard about it from Uncle TED.  Pretty cool stuff.  Though The New Yorker magazine noted that TED has been top heavy on the Technology part of its acronym, this … Continue reading

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From Cheers to L’Chaim

The TV Show made the bar famous, a cultural icon of Boston and beyond.  Martells and Jenkinsons are the cultural icons of The Jersey Shore, the ribald debauchery being what people associate most with “the bar scene” here on Point … Continue reading

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