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room writer

08/21/14 11:08

I'm off to South Beach to be the writer-in-residence at The Betsy hotel. I wonder how many hotels in Paris have writer-in-residence programs.

By Thomas Swick • Category: Uncategorized
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abroad and home

08/20/14 08:08

The restaurant I went to for lunch yesterday had its TV tuned to CNN. I looked at the billowing smoke on the screen and thought: Ukraine? Gaza? Missouri?

It was Missouri.

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florida sounds

08/19/14 07:18

South Florida is not known for the richness of its radio, but driving around on Sunday afternoon I have a hard time deciding what to listen to: Michael Stock's "Folk and Acoustic Music" on WLRN, Dick Robinson's "Standards by the Sea" on WPBI, or WDNA's "Indian Vibes."

By Thomas Swick • Category: Uncategorized

Yesterday the Miami Herald ran three essays taking Pamela Druckerman to task for her essay in last Sunday's New York Times that found Miami intellectually lacking. One of the three was missing an apostrophe in the first sentence and had a dangling participle in the second.

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swick tour

08/15/14 08:13

My sister-in-law in New Jersey told me that, for her high school reunion, her class is holding an auction to help raise money for the school. She asked if I would agree to offer my tour of Miami as one of the items. I said I'd be delighted. Now I just hope that somebody bids on it.

By Thomas Swick • Category: Uncategorized

Why are the majority of posts I receive from people I've never met?

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