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Comic Notes

Cartoons and comics updated weekly and fully explained for context, projection and take away.

I Really Do Miss the Rains in Africa

Anthropology

I spent some time in a Masai village meeting with the residents and learning about their culture and traditions.

The birth place of human civilization is credited to Olduvai Gorge.

Wildlife

Safari animals of all kinds from the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Basin and more.

Scenery

Breath taking sites and experiences happened every moment; I could not capture them all.

Entertainment

Short stories, poems and writings of community members, Song of the Week, Television Recomendations

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  • Song of the Week: A Simple Desultory Philippic (or How I Was Robert McNamara’d into Submission)
    Another look at Paul Simon this week with his work on Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme (1966) in Simon and Garfunkle, but originally published the year prior on The Paul Simon Song Book, which was released only in the UK. This is an interesting view because what we get from the song “A Simple Desultory […]
  • Song of the Week: Silent Night
    Simon and Garfunkel were a musical duo that provided a defining sound for the 1960’s. The two separated and Paul Simon continued to make music on his own, in his style, representative of his mood and opinions. It is an interesting path that Paul traveled to be where he is today. One of those pivotal […]
  • Ghost Resurrects Unchained Melody
    The scene is part of film history as much as Claudette Colbert stopping a car in It Happened One Night (see 1 min in). It is the many times parodied “pottery scene” from Ghost. This is the scene fans remember when looking back on the movie. It also featured “Unchained Melody” performed by the Righteous […]

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