Monthly Archives: July 2011

Apollo/Soyuz Rendezvous 1975

On this date in 1975, I was living in San Jose, California a month away from my 23rd birthday.  About two and a half months earlier, the Vietnam war had ended with a Communist Vietcong victory over U.S. forces.  My … Continue reading

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My Old Bottle Of Water

The only plastic water bottle in my home is a standard, run of the mill 500 ml (16.9 oz) size container. I don’t normally purchase clear plastic bottles of water unless I’m travelling through a third world country where the … Continue reading

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Old Experiments …Floral Friday

With this week’s anniversary of bluejayblog, I couldn’t help but to look back on my online presence regarding floral interests. I need to go back to about 2005 to where I still have some archival storage at *Yahoo!Groups* I rummaged … Continue reading

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Not The Sharpest Knives In The Drawer

Sometimes I’ve been puzzled as to the habits and practices of my fellow human beings.  Often times the things people do are simply peculiar.  I’ve known some folks who give names to inanimate objects they own. I don’t know why … Continue reading

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Blue Jay 367

This morning I made a search on my laptop for a photo that I had posted last year on Blue Jay back before the name evolved to bluejayblog. During my photo hunt, I found out that I have been writing … Continue reading

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The Answer Is 42

As Douglas Adams said, 42 is “…a number not just divisible by two but also six and seven. In fact it’s the sort of number that you could without any fear introduce to your parents.”  This is illustrated in Douglas … Continue reading

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Irrational Exceptions

“When lip service to some mysterious deity permits bestiality on Wednesday and absolution on Sunday, cash me out.”–Frank Sinatra As a rule, we humans can be contradictory creatures. I might look in the mirror or step onto a scale and … Continue reading

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