Monthly Archives: December 2014

My Interpretation Of Isis

This is the last gasp of 2014.  As much as I’d like to enumerate the list of scientific and social accomplishments, I feel that we humans have a lot of unfinished business. Much of the left-over, collective agenda is due … Continue reading

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Baking Soda Day

I glanced at my holiday calendar page for December and noticed that today is National Baking Soda Day.  I thought to myself that some folks at the Arm & Hammer corporation public relations department had done their jobs well.  Whoever … Continue reading

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Crisis On The Niagra River

Around Christmas in 1837, British militia from Upper Canada were encamped on the Canadian side of the Niagra River near the river formation, Navy Island. The troops were ordered to observe the Canadian island as Canadian rebels occupied it. In … Continue reading

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Bad Luck

The Fisher family was cursed with constant bad luck.  That’s what dad used to tell our family, when I was still a boy. From time to time, he’d announce the latest misfortune to happen to the Fishers.  There were small … Continue reading

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801 Things You Should Know (Review)

I spotted 801 Things You Should Know by David Olsen in the newer stacks at the Norfolk (Nebraska) Public Library the other day.  I decided to bring it home because it looked like something to enjoy during the busy holiday … Continue reading

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Two Old Frogs …Floral Friday

Jorge spied the flat, circular glass object with several holes in it and wondered what it was and what purpose it served.  Because it was sitting on my desk, he deduced that it was an antique pen and pencil holder.  … Continue reading

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My Holiday Thoughts

I hope the Happiness of friends and family will warm your heart with joy today and throughout the New Year. I really want Peace in the world, and gladness throughout humankind not only during the Holiday Season, but always. Perhaps … Continue reading

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