Author Archives: Richard Guzman

Inside Dance

It may be my favorite piece of dance:  Turning Tides, created and choreographed by Randy Duncan, with music by Sam Harris, Gavin Dillard, and Bruce Roberts.  It’s in two parts, beginning with “Adrift,” a solo dance, and then “The Storm,” … Continue reading

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How Good of a Democracy Are We Anyway?

This post presents highlights from The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EUI) Democracy Index 2020, its 13th annual index which began in 2006 and surveys the health of democracy around world. The Index classifies countries into four categories: Full Democracies, Flawed Democracies, … Continue reading

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Ray Charles Radio on Pandora

Now that I have somehow been given both a Google Nest and a Facebook Portal, I regularly say, “Hey, Google” or “Hey Portal, Play Ray Charles Radio.”  “Playing Ray Charles Radio on Pandora,” Google or Portal responds, and away we … Continue reading

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