Monthly Archives: February 2011

Mix Tapes

I’m continuing to cull through the stuff I’ve managed to accumulate through the past several years. Spring housecleaning is a much more thorough and lengthy process this season because I have the time to actually touch each thing I have … Continue reading

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Presidents’ Day 2011

  Ever since George Washington’s retirement from public life, the office of President Of The United States Of America has been the focus of power struggles. General Washington could have gone along with popular opinion to become a monarch for … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned DX-ing

  One of my guilty pleasures is listening to overseas radio broadcasts. Ever since my teen years, I’ve sat down with a shortwave, SW, radio receiver or at least a conventional radio with shortwave bands.   Dad had a Zenith … Continue reading

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First Projects Floral Friday

  My friend in Ohio asked why I haven’t posted any of my earlier creations onto my blog. I really don’t have a good explanation. I guess I’ll use his question as a cue to doing a quickie retrospective for … Continue reading

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February Thaw!

Norfolkans’ faces are full of grins and their moods are mostly happy today. Much of this week, the temperature has been above normal. Sunday, I saw 60F on my thermometer. Yesterday, at home, was 63.1F. Right now, at 2:45pm it’s … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Flashbacks

  I found out yesterday that one of my cousins was involved in a motorcycle wreck. This is her second cycle accident in San Diego on a freeway. While I have an admiration for some motorcycles, I’m certainly not a … Continue reading

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Death As Entertainment?

  Humans are a mixed bag of behavior. Alone or collectively, we are capable of incredibly fine acts of creativity and beauty. We can also cause destruction and ugliness. Like practically everything we do, there is no fine line between … Continue reading

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