Monthly Archives: March 2011

Elizabeth Taylor

The first inkling, to me, of anyone named Elizabeth Taylor came in around 1959 with the breakup of the storybook marriage of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher.  It turned out that Eddie Fisher, the best friend of Taylor’s late husband … Continue reading

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Plastic Shopping Bags

We’re “enjoying” one of those famous prairie style windy days today in Nebraska.  Leaves, dirt and plastic shopping bags are on the move across the streets, highways and my yard.  I have noticed two of them caught in the upper … Continue reading

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Disaster Culture?

In most places on this planet, there are basic natural hazards or dangers inherent in the locale.  I think about my part of the planet, the North American Great Plains.  Our hazards are mainly climate and weather related.  Winter storms, … Continue reading

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First Actual Flying Saucer?

Watching my inbox fill up with emails this morning, the headline update notification mail from “The Times Of India” caught my attention. I would simply have to check out the headline, “UFO? No, It’s World’s First Flying Saucer”. In their … Continue reading

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Vernal Equinox

I woke up this morning half-an-hour later than I have the past couple of weeks. I promised myself some extra rest as my way to celebrate Holi. Even though I’m not of the Hindu faith, I do enjoy a good … Continue reading

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This Weekend’s Holidays

The holidays season continues to March onward this weekend. This time the place is South Asia. One holiday is rather sedate and is more of a commemoration than a festival, but it is important. Magha Puja is the gathering of … Continue reading

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Orangish Pinkish Floral Friday

I can’t seem to come up with an all-encompassing title to describe the three arrangements for today’s Floral Friday post.  So the blend of pink and orange together will have to do. This time of year we normally find plenty … Continue reading

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