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May 18, 2016
By John Guy LaPlante Written by me on Jan. 5, 1991. A quarter of a century ago! Extraordinary in its content. And I had zero memory of it! It surprised me. I believe it will surprise you, too. Here it is. Jan. 5, 1991 To:Letters (Editor), Sunday Journal Magazine, Providence, R.I. … [Read More...]
May 13, 2016
By John Guy LaPlante Who created them? Take a look at the pictures. A picture is worth a thousand words. That saying has never been so apt. Yes, who? Are they statuettes? Figurines? Just meaningless piled-up stones? I think they're more than that. What is amazing is how precariously—how … [Read More...]
April 27, 2016
By John Guy LaPlante I intend those xxxxx’s in that headline. I ask you to figure the exact number that should replace those xxxxx’s. I’ll give you clues in a minute. First, a fair warning. I started to write 1,500 words in this post. Hah! The total has shocked me. It’s 6,019 words! I … [Read More...]
March 19, 2016
I deal with call centers often--too often. Overseas but set up by American corporations. I call always for a digital problem driving me nuts—something wrong with my computer, or an app, or my cell phone, or some gizmo. Always hoping they'll solve it in a jiffy so that I can get right to work. Of … [Read More...]
September 15, 2015
By John Guy LaPlante With six photos Yes, how I miss, as do thousands and thousands of other folks who knew it. Spag's was one of a kind. Impossible for anyone to replicate it. And what a sad and tragic ending it had. I knew it at its greatest. And just saw it. Closed, Empty. Dead! … [Read More...]