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Why Harvey Danger Got it Right

By on Dec 8, 2013 in Rhetoric | 1 comment

Recent days have seen the entire city shut down due to what has been lovingly called #Icepocalypse. The term really isn’t a misnomer. Hundreds of people are stranded at the airport, portions of highways are closed and the impending doom caused conscientious people to stockpile domestic necessities. The resounding warning from authorities has been a simple one: stay home. Consequently, local social media feeds have been replete with icy Instagrams and images of outdoor shenanigans. And they’ve also been littered with the phrase “I’m bored.” Now, I’ve been to Catholic mass. I’ve gone to functions where I didn’t know anyone. I’ve attended classes where I knew more than the teacher. I’ve proctored all day tests. I’ve watched countless Disney movies and Nick Jr. episodes. I’ve sat on the couch for an hour or more, literally staring at the wall. And like everyone else, I’ve been a prisoner...

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By on Nov 8, 2013 in Rhetoric | 0 comments

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Alexander Graham Bell