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Roxanne Tellier – Smiling Faces, Sometimes, They Don’t Tell The Truth

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 9, 2017 by segarini

Superman would be really disappointed in the United States today.

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Roxanne Tellier – Hell to the No to the Fake News

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 26, 2017 by segarini

Roxanne

After a week of schizophrenic weather (it’s hot! it’s cold! it’s raining! it’s snowing!) and even more schizophrenic babblings from the Whiner in Chief to the South of Sanity,  it was an enormous relief to make the long drive out past the airport to the cozy home of friends Candice and Eli, for the New Orleans themed Fam-Damily Music Jam Fest. Within minutes of arrival I was draped in Carnival beads and being pulled on stage for some musical improv.

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Segarini – Hillary and Donald, and Fraser and Daley…You’re Welcome

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 7, 2016 by segarini

Bob and the Shitgibbon

Up until a few hours ago I was about to post my column today, which was a 6000 word essay and reprints of comments, articles and facts, slaved over to make a simple point…

Donald Trump is not qualified to be the President of the United States, and Hillary Rodham Clinton is.

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Segarini – Teamwork 2

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 24, 2016 by segarini

Bob Cool

Last night I watched the Director’s cut of a film called “Cowboys and Aliens”, and the first Part of Ken Burns’ epic history of America’s National Parks. In both of these disparate entertainments, the wisdom and spirituality of the American Indian brings calm and understanding, and makes sense of the importance of the wealth of our surroundings, of the beauty of nature, that we have all but destroyed in the pursuit of money, control over others, and intolerance. We need to unite and embrace a lot of what the Indigenous peoples of this continent have believed for centuries, and face off with those whose obsession with the accumulation of wealth and power over others. I want Gene Rodenberry’s future, not George Miller’s. It’s time we stopped whining and yelling and arguing…and DID something about our problems.

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Segarini – Teamwork

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 31, 2015 by segarini

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I love social media. Because of it, I have connected with lost friends and old chums, been reminded of past pleasures and experiences I had nearly or completely forgotten, and have over 4000 NEW friends I have never met, know nothing about, and will probably never meet. Instant Pen Pals from all over the world…but one thing about this mostly wonderful technology is driving me nuts.

All the whining. Including mine….
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Roxanne Tellier – Living in the FaceBook Bubble

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 20, 2015 by segarini

Roxanne

Dang! It always happens … I’m all gung ho about something I want to write about, and I get some of the research done, and then … life intervenes. Or, more accurately, social media. I’m looking at you, Facebook!

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Doug Thompson: A NEW BOOK ON THE CANADIAN MUSIC SCENE IS IN BOOK STORES OR ON KINDLES, OR HOWEVER YOU READ BOOKS THESE DAYS

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 15, 2015 by segarini

Doug Thompson headshot

Before I begin my review, I have to say that I have the utmost respect for anybody who sits down (or stands up for that matter) to write a book…whether fiction or non-fiction.  The amount of time and effort in research and the blood, sweat and tears that it takes to actually write it, can be monumental.  Having contributed to over a dozen books, I know that it takes true dedication and can’t be undertaken lightly.  Writing a book can (and often does) take over your life.

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