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On A Claire Day by Carla Ventresca and Henry Beckett

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  1. hippogriff commented on Gray Matters about 5 hours ago

    ericheadley: 82, and you? The country was primarily rural, a major depression, and negligible health insurance. Still, females could make 53. Once past “infant” one could expect getting into the 60s.

  2. hippogriff commented on Mike Luckovich about 6 hours ago

    denis1112: No bribes? What do you call no taxes for ten years? Denison tried that and when the ten years were up, they all left town, one in the dark of night without telling their employes.

  3. hippogriff commented on Herb and Jamaal about 19 hours ago

    I have been in meetings where “whites” (from India) were darker than “blacks” (from US).

  4. hippogriff commented on Gray Matters about 19 hours ago

    BillThe Nuke: I was about to agree, but within my lifetime, the male life expectancy at birth was 48 (infant mortality was horrendous then).

  5. hippogriff commented on That is Priceless about 19 hours ago

    Where are the sheep dogs? You gotta get your mutt on.

  6. hippogriff commented on Drabble about 20 hours ago

    Just like suicide – a permanent solution to a temporary problem.

  7. hippogriff commented on Mike Luckovich about 20 hours ago

    Nos Nevets & PM: Plus his name was David, he never went And his main cause was aid to veterans and similar “socialist” causes.

  8. hippogriff commented on Tom Toles about 20 hours ago

    Gary Kleppe: Like civilized countries do? There is a perfectly good law available: just change “province” to “state” and “Canada” to “United States” and it’s ready to go.

  9. hippogriff commented on Rose is Rose 1 day ago

    Unfortunately, that book caused countless attempts to have raccoons as pets. They can be associates – calmly interacting with humans, but always free to go and a close watch on their mood – never a pet.

  10. hippogriff commented on The Meaning of Lila 2 days ago

    david_42: I grew up in a parsonage and there was always one room forbidden to kids and used strictly for church meetings. We called it “the museum”, for display only.