Monthly Archives: October 2012

Cathédrale de Chartres

I have to admit that I have had a long term love affair with really old, antique, grand expressions of culture and civilization.  Big, old buildings are especially interesting. What often fascinates me are relics of ceremonial importance to any … Continue reading

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Car

Any work or writing that claims to be definitive will probably not be 100% all encompassing.  Even if it is somehow definitive for awhile, it will soon be surpassed.  Such is my main quibble with the large format, photographic book, … Continue reading

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Chandrayaan One Takes Off

Whenever most of us ponder the space race and the flight of craft to the moon, we think of the USA and the Apollo missions.  We also think of the Soviet Union and their Soyuz projects. There are more nations … Continue reading

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Nacho Day

I wonder if there is anywhere in the world where people have not enjoyed some variety of Nachos.  The very simple to prepare dish has been prepared on every continent, containing the same basic ingredients. I have trouble remembering the … Continue reading

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Theft

The little kid steals cookies from the cookie jar.  The teen shoplifts a trinket from the boutique. The young man holds up the convenience store.  To take from others or to possess what is not offered freely. The usual definition … Continue reading

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Wayne County Fall …Floral Friday

The rural areas around Northeastern Nebraska are largely under-appreciated by many Nebraskans.  The vicinity is mostly unknown to most Americans and people around the world. This little niche does have some visual beauty to those of us who live here … Continue reading

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Necktie Day In Croatia

For nearly as long as I can remember, men and sometimes boys wore neckties.  For nearly as long, I’ve been interested in the various types of ties that men, and sometimes women, wear. The inquisitive boy that I was, felt … Continue reading

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