Monthly Archives: December 2015

Happy New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is a big deal for people around the World.  It’s a much bigger deal than the actual New Year’s Day holiday.  Aside from each nations’ national day, vast sums of money are spent on fireworks displays and … Continue reading

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Sunsets

“The frosty sky, like a furnace burning, The keen air, crisp and cold, And a sunset that splashes the clouds with gold But my heart to summer turning.” The first stanza of “A Winter Sunset” by Lord Alfred Douglas sums … Continue reading

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Tick Tock Day

We’re at the home stretch of the holiday season, in a couple of days we’ll have ourselves a squeaky clean, fresh new year.  While thinking about this fact, did you feel a quick rush of anxiety wash over you?  Are you like … Continue reading

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Bennett’s Vintage Book Of Paintings (Review)

The slightly oversized book jutted out from the others on the shelf.  I recognized the famous face and the name “Tony” partially hidden by the adjacent books.  Right away, I knew the volume was coming home with me. The first … Continue reading

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It’s About Time

A few months ago, the news that a practical flying car was about to be readied for the public, was released.  The first ones would hit the airstrips in about two years.  I actually spoke aloud, “It’s about time.” Then … Continue reading

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Whine

When I glanced at my arcane holidays calendar notebook, I knew it would be difficult, if not impossible, to address National Whiners’ Day without doing some whining, myself. To whine about whining is like whining about Black Friday.  Both “observances” … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays To You

  The Blue Jay of Happiness hopes today is perfect.  

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