Monthly Archives: March 2017

As the wind blows

An ancient breeze blows through the trees, Shaking yellow dust off limbs that sway in motion. The air is filled with tiny spores of Spring, Journeys carried in gust beyond our horizons. As Winters death releases her cold grip, Life pulls itself … Continue reading

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What shocks us?

“When you are given immunity, that means you have probably committed a crime.” – Mike Flynn, Meet the Press, September 2016 “…if you’re not guilty of a crime what do you need immunity for?” – Donald Trump rally speech, September 27, … Continue reading

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Trump: Who are you or better still who do you want to be?

Want to know what kind of “look” Donald J. Trump is trying to emulate? I am a history buff and love reading biographies about historical figures. I am currently reading a book about Robert E. Lee, a man who was … Continue reading

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When the cat is away the mouse goes to bed early

I love cheap frozen pizza. Honestly, I love any kind of pizza, but when my wife is out-of-town I always eat a frozen pizza and buy a six-pack of really good beer. I realize it is not good for me, … Continue reading

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Courtesy

I work out at one of those big, ten-dollar a month gyms. For what I am interested in doing and getting out of it, it works great for me. There are always plenty of treadmills and elliptical machines available. But … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

“The only clear thing is that we humans are the only species with the power to destroy the earth as we know it. The birds have no such power, nor do the insects, nor does any mammal. Yet if we … Continue reading

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Something in common with the Russian people

When I was growing up this was the face of Russia. This is Leonid Brezhnev, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Seemingly every night Walter Cronkite, anchorman for the CBS Evening News, old Uncle … Continue reading

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