Monthly Archives: August 2012

Creative Burst …Floral Friday

The afternoon started out slightly lazy.  I wasn’t feeling particularly ambitious nor creative, but I was still in a happy go lucky mood.  I looked at the batch of pottery on the floor and glanced at a supply of flowers … Continue reading

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Vulcanalia

The heat of summer is the traditional time of year to think about the spontaneous fires that can erupt in graineries and dry fields of grain.  This is when the ancient Romans honored the God of Fire, Vulcanus. Vulcanus or Vulcan … Continue reading

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Krishna Janmashtami

Today, I offer a very abbreviated version of Krishna Janmashtami or the birth of Lord Krishna for those readers who are not familiar with the significance of today’s holiday.  My apologies to any devotees who may feel that I have … Continue reading

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hotrod_1957@…

I have yet to meet anyone who was so obsessed with one make, model and year of automobile as my brother.  Oh, he enjoyed other types and styles of old cars, too.  However, if the subject of 1957 Chevrolet BelAir … Continue reading

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Inflammatory Topics

While riding the exercise bike at the gym, today, I let my mind ponder what sort of post I should write to enliven an otherwise, drab Nebraska summer Monday.  Right away, I figured that I wanted to ignite the comments … Continue reading

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Polishing

Dad gave me three old brass pots the other day.  They belonged to my late step mom, Tippy.  The pots had been in the attic of the old farmhouse for several years, untouched. I brought them home and placed them … Continue reading

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Fate?

This year, being of the Olympics, gave me pause as I read the text of an ancient inscription found at Olympia. “As you go to the starting point for the chariot race, there is an altar with an inscription to … Continue reading

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