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About epiphanettes

Writer, songcrafter, possibly the best French pedal steel guitarist in Virginia.

Reinventing the Wheel

One of the joys of writing Epiphanettes is pissing off people whose thinking and philosophies are right-wing and calcified. I’ve given up trying to change such limited minds, but I do hope to occasionally offer a glimmer of sanity. This … Continue reading

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Greed

America has never been elegant, but then again, it has never been called upon to show any degree of grace or style. Nor is it intellectual, or particularly artistic or rational. What the US has always been about is power … Continue reading

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A G-7 Solution

This morning, I sent the following letter to President Trump. Dear Mister President: I understand you have decided not to host the G-7 meetings at the Miami conference center you own and that is losing money at a staggering rate. … Continue reading

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The Grand Guignol

Sometimes it’s hard to write. The subject matter might be beyond my comprehension, or dull, or occasionally inappropriate. Lately, as I try to write about the state of the union, I find myself at a loss for words, a rare … Continue reading

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King Donald and Emperor Norton

Having been raised on Rousseau, Racine and Camus, and being in my heart of hearts a devout royalist, I believe I have come up with a workable solution to the problem presented by our benighted president. Are you ready? Make … Continue reading

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Epstein; Dreyfus

I’m not much into conspiracies. I think they require too much effort by too many people and, let’s face it, most people can’t keep a secret. I do believe there’s a lot more to learn about both the Lincoln and … Continue reading

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The Voices in My Head

I hear voices in my head. I admit it. The voices say things like, “Shouldn’t you pee before leaving the house on a road trip?” Also, “No, not the brown shoe. Look for the other blue shoe.” And, “I wonder … Continue reading

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