Monthly Archives: June 2013

LGBT Pride Month

So many positive developments have been coming to fruition in the USA the past few years, that it’s difficult for me to find a place to begin this sketch of LGBT Pride month. It’s been quite an adventurous journey from … Continue reading

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Stupid Guy Thing Day

I hope this post is not another “Stupid Guy Thing”.  I’m trying to be proactive to head off misunderstandings about this peculiar “holiday”, today.  First of all, I hope the originators didn’t intend to imply the day is about stupid … Continue reading

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Mongo Plantings …Floral Friday

I like that so many of my dreams take place in faraway settings.  They inspire, not only my thinking, but some of my creative efforts, as well. A couple of nights ago, I dreamt that I was the grandson of … Continue reading

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What Do You Want To Do Before You Die? (Review)

Maybe you remember verbalizing daydreams with your best pal when you were a kid?  Perhaps you and your dormmates in college were drinking some beers talking about some crazy things you wanted to do someday?   Maybe you want to publish a … Continue reading

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International Sauntering Day

I think I like the idea of International Sauntering Day for more than a few reasons.  One point is simply the word, “sauntering”.  It’s fun to investigate the etymology of arcane words that modern people rarely use in conversation.  The … Continue reading

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Checkers Hit The Streets

Mom never learned how to drive.  If my sister, brother, or I needed to go someplace that required parental presence, mom called the Yellow Cab.  Soon enough, a boxy, old fashioned looking bright yellow taxicab would arrive in front of … Continue reading

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Icelandic National Day

We seldom give much thought to Iceland unless some sort of peace negotiations are taking place in Reykjavik.  Or,  you perhaps still remember all the worrisome news in March of 2010 about the Eyjafjallajokull volcano eruption that blew massive quantities … Continue reading

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