Monthly Archives: October 2016

An old life and a new view

“This is a wonderful planet, and it is being completely destroyed by people who have too much money and power and no empathy.” –  Alice Walker  About ten years ago I had a life altering experience occur. Unfortunately at the … Continue reading

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Damn Rock

“Geologists have a saying – rocks remember.” –  Neil Armstrong In the middle of the pasture of my grandfathers 250 acre cattle farm was a lone rock. Now in my eight year old mind, this was less a rock and … Continue reading

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If you were King or Queen of the forest

“If I Were King Of The Forest not queen, not duke, not prince. My regal robes of the forest would be satin, not cotton, not chintz. I’d command each thing, be it fish or fowl, with a woof and a woof, and … Continue reading

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Building versus tearing down

“The beaver told the rabbit as they stared at the Hoover Dam: No, I didn’t build it myself, but it’s based on an idea of mine” – Charles Hard Townes For you city dwellers this collection of sticks and stems is … Continue reading

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The Chicken Truck

This is one of the chicken trucks that travels past my neighborhood ten to twenty times a day to the processing plant. It is a flatbed tractor-trailer stacked deep and wide with chickens headed for the slaughterhouse and then to … Continue reading

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A Poem: The broken revolution

I stepped over the line drawn by a world that created norms of a society I no longer accepted, if I expressed an opinion, held a sign over my head, standing alone on the steps of your institutions, would I … Continue reading

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An old fat white guy for Hillary

“A 51% majority of likely voters express at least some concern about the possibility of violence on Election Day; one in five are “very concerned.” Three of four say they have confidence that the United States will have the peaceful transfer … Continue reading

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