Monthly Archives: December 2012

At The End Of 2012

I look at the calendar today and see December 31st on the page.  My mind immediately plays a few bars of “Auld Lang Syne”.  It’s the Guy Lombardo version, of course.  This is the only “sweet swing” that has survived … Continue reading

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The Penultimate

As a youngster, I understood the meaning of the word ultimate to mean the most excellent, the finest, the final statement of quality.  One day, I heard somebody use the word “penultimate”.  In my little brain, I figured that penultimate … Continue reading

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Dragon Kings

A fellow dragon acquaintance of mine, Mai Cheng, suggested, off-hand, that I should contemplate a water king dragon because of our drought conditions in Nebraska.  I smiled and quipped that I might need to resort to that.  I asked if he … Continue reading

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Year-Ender …Floral Friday

Well, this is the last Floral Friday of the year already!  The last of the unfinished business needs attention.  That means my project list needs closure, too.  I’m glad to clear the slate and ease my mind in preparation for 2013. … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Johannes Kepler

It’s noteworthy that Carl Sagan called Johannes Kepler the “first astrophysicist and the last scientific astrologer.” Kepler’s groundbreaking work and theories influenced scientific investigation of the cosmos, astronomical astrology, meteorology, mathematics and Christian religion. He was a tireless thinker, writer … Continue reading

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Karma Chameleon

Today is one of those times I simply know to go with the flow.  In the random database that is my brain, my internal, mental jukebox decided to loop Boy George’s “Karma Chameleon”.  In my opinion, one playthrough of that … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings 2012

I’ll be brief because this is a busy day for everyone.  I want to thank you for taking time out of your days to read what I have to offer on these pages.  No matter who you are, where you’re … Continue reading

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