Monthly Archives: September 2015

Celebrate Bisexuality Day

From time to time, some people still ask me what all the letters in the alphabet soup name of the LGBT community stand for.  It’s interesting to watch the expressions on their faces when I rattle off the categories for … Continue reading

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Happy Rice Month

My step-mom was born and raised in rural Thailand.  That means she grew up in the heart of rice culture.  When Tippy wasn’t in school, she was involved, one way or another, with the family’s rice paddy.  Not only could Tippy grow rice, … Continue reading

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International Day Of Peace

I understand that archaeological evidence consisting of spear tips, arrow heads, blunt force damage to human bones and similar artifacts has been dated back many thousands of years.  This is apparently proof that humans and our predecessor species have engaged in … Continue reading

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Certainty

Edna fluffs the pillows and makes up the bed. She then places two antique dolls on top of the bedspread. The two old toys must be placed a finger’s width from each other. The young woman smoothes a wrinkle at … Continue reading

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& So Forth

One of my Internet pals, Dmitri, has taken it upon himself to help me learn to write and speak Russian via emails.  His help came about a year ago, after I expressed to him that one of my long-term goals … Continue reading

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So Simple …Floral Friday

The small Guanyin Bodhisattva statuette stood neglected on the shelf in the shop because of a minor flaw. I decided to mercifully bring the diety of compassion home. The flaw is at the front of the piece, so it’s rather … Continue reading

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Happy Constitution Day And Citizenship Day

I came across a quote by former Supreme Court Associate Justice, Oliver Wendall Holmes, Junior that sums up much of what is going on politically in the United States these days.  “If there is any principle of the Constitution that … Continue reading

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