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David D. Downie
Best-selling author, my latest are The Gardener of Eden; A Taste of Paris; A Passion for Paris; and Paris, Paris. From SF, I've lived in Paris for over 30 years
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David D. Downie Jan 10
A feisty, punchy cri de coeur by intrepid, outspoken journalist Mort Rosenblum... here's a teaser... this is a great read, folks! "French-style democracy is hardly perfect, but it...
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David D. Downie Dec 29
Trees, trees, trees! We must plant trees. It is the only way forward. They provide oxygen and lock up Co2. They provide shade and habitat. They keep the land from sliding. They beautify and sooth. Happy New Year to all of you!! Thank you!
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David D. Downie Dec 24
This is what inspired me to write The Gardener of Eden. My wife and I (and my half-brother) stood at the foot of that tree with Julia Butterfly Hill up top, at the peak of the violence. We were on assignment...
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David D. Downie Dec 21
I never thought I'd be sharing a link to an Evangelical Christian publication... but lawrd almighty, here goes, finally, finally, at long last, a single courageous voice rises...
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David D. Downie Dec 21
Need a gift idea for the holidays? Last minute dot com? And you've already read The Gardener of Eden (just kidding, kind of...)... well, here's the new book by charming and unnaturally (or is it naturally?)...
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David D. Downie Dec 20
The clock and the calendar, Salem Witch Trials, Jesus and Pontius Pilate... astonishing, a must-watch, merci Janet Hulstrand, tick tock, tick tock
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David D. Downie Dec 17
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David D. Downie Dec 16
Last minute dot com, Italian style... just learned that wonderful artist-illustrator Pietro Spica's new illustrated travel book (written by Dario Borso) will be feted and published tomorrow, Dec 17, in Milano... Paola Pennecchi! Siete tutti invitati,...
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David D. Downie Dec 12
This is why I created The Tree Club... please join us, plant trees!
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David D. Downie Dec 12
More of the same, worse than ever... even if he were not guilty of impeachable acts--and he is, clearly--any president who spreads defamatory lies and stokes hatred as he did at Hershey should be removed...
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David D. Downie Dec 11
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David D. Downie Dec 8
Not sure whether to post these (stolen from Rachel Morris) and wish everyone unhappy holidays... the mere image of the man makes me physically ill... but we also all need to laugh and remain philosophical...
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David D. Downie Dec 6
So inspiring! I hope our democracy is like one of these survivor trees! Pray for them, if you believe, pray for all of us, even if you don't believe, because we are up the proverbial creek w/out a paddle if...
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David D. Downie Dec 5
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David D. Downie Dec 4
More on the same subject... Shifty Schiff for President!
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David D. Downie Dec 4
The simple (though spurious) explanation of why the impeachment process is entirely partisan is, there are two ways of viewing the constitution, two versions of democracy, two modes of interpreting the balance...
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David D. Downie Dec 4
Bravo Adam Schiff! You have won the ultimate accolade, the higest honor, you have been called a deranged, sick liar by the most deranged, sick, lying president these United States of America have ever had!...
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