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Bronwyn Fryer
Bronwyn Fryer is a writer in Montpelier, Vermont.

Entries by Bronwyn Fryer

Death and The Donald

(1) Comments | Posted December 9, 2015 | 10:20 AM

"Washer-Dryer Taken; Man Suspects ISIS".

That was one of the recent headlines in our small local paper in Montpelier, Vermont. The headline would be funny if it weren't so sad. It demonstrates the increasing depth of paranoia in the minds of some people -- even here, in the capitol...

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Paris, We're Coming Back!

(2) Comments | Posted November 16, 2015 | 5:01 PM

My husband and I are going to Paris in a few weeks. We two Yankees are going to sit through a very long passport control. We will see armed soldiers. Many people around us will be dour and quiet. It will probably feel like post-9/11 in New York. The tourists,...

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Robin Williams and the Psychological Steam Valve

(11) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 5:08 PM

Some people are saying "enough already" to the loud and universal grief over Robin Williams. They are tired of the endless streams of remembrances on Huffington Post, social media and elsewhere. Of course, criticism has set in. People want to return to business as usual. "You are wallowing in this,"...

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All Hail, Do-Gooding MBAs!

(3) Comments | Posted February 10, 2014 | 3:39 PM

Don't look now, but it seems that some MBA students are increasingly interested in doing good as well as making money, and more business schools are happy to accommodate them. This is all to the, ahem, good, because we need all the smart, talented MBAs we can get to attack...

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No Country for Guys' Guys

(7) Comments | Posted January 22, 2014 | 9:47 AM

The ever-so-manly Brit Hume, defending Chris Christie's bullying style, has recently implied that politically-correct feminists are to blame for the American male's testicular shrinkage. "Men today have learned the lesson the hard way that if you act like an old fashioned guy's guy," Hume opined, "you're...

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