The Old Soldier was walking around Bloomfield (Little Italy) yesterday, enjoying the warm weather when he stopped in front of this shop that had some books in crates on the sidewalk. And there among the books were copies of a free newspaper: The NewPeople. On the front page was this article by Francine Porter.
Mark your calendars for this year’s Thomas Merton Center New Person Award dinner honoring Occupy Pittsburgh…
The Thomas Merton Center New Person Award is an annual celebration and fundraiser that honors a local activist or activist group that has made a significant impact in strengthening our communities through the fight for social justice and peace…
You can’t beat that with a stick. Occupy Pittsburgh is still alive.
How’s everyone doing? The high will be 86 degrees in Pittsburgh today, partly cloudy with the possibility of scattered thunder showers. The Old Soldier finally got a can of rug cleaner and will be working on his rug over the next few days to see if he can’t make his grubby apartment more livable.
I stopped in yesterday at Del’s in Bloomfield, where I sing karaoke on Friday nights, and John, one of the owners, asked me where I was last Friday night. That the place was packed. I told him it was a cash flow probably; but that I would be there this Friday night.
The Old Soldier might start off with Bad Company by Bad Company.
Keep reading and keep writing that flash fiction.
Read. Study. Write. Submit.
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