Category Archives: Little Helpers

Ala “Dogville:” Recognize the signs of the imposition of involuntary servitude

“Dogville,” a play by Lars Von Trier, filmed for PBS, tells the story of a young woman in desperate circumstances who is taken in by local villagers, and then reduced to the status of a slave. The great actress Nicole … Continue reading

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NYT; Alan Finder: The Joys and Hazards of Self-Publishing on the Web

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/16/technology/personaltech/ins-and-outs-of-publishing-your-book-via-the-web.html?smid=pl-share By ALAN FINDER Published: August 15, 2012 Not long ago, an aspiring book writer rejected by traditional publishing houses had only one alternative: vanity publishing. For $5,000 or $10,000, or sometimes much more, he could have his manuscript edited … Continue reading

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WAPO: Free lending libraries sprouting on front lawns in D.C. area help create neighborhood bonds

One could take a plastic “milk crate” or two and put them on stakes driven into the front yard lawn. Maybe put some plastic around them to protect from rain and snow. ~Via By Robert Samuels, Published: September 20 E-mail the writer Philip Vahab … Continue reading

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