Jose was awesome; he brought in the table with the room-service and explained “I added a few pieces of bread to your order.”

“Thanks! I love carbs with my carbs!*” and he laughed with me as I signed the bill and handed him some cash with it.

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A Blip

A few years ago, I read a book about the big terrorist bombing in New York. You know, the one in 1920. And it got me interested in the turmoil of the time – a time when, largely due to the depression, Americans were realizing that capitalism wasn’t quite their friend after all. So I wound up reading about the bonus army and how they were suppressed with cavalry and tanks commanded by heroes.

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