Monthly Archives: April 2018

Raw Power

I spotted an often used Martin Luther King, Junior quote in an Internet meme this weekend that struck a chord. “Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.” We might rightfully believe the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Contemplation, Controversy, Politics, religion | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Danke Schön

Short song fragments of “Danke Schoen” are going through my mind at this moment. In fact, these same fragments have been looping through my mental jukebox for at least the past couple of weeks. “Danke schoen, darling, danke schoen Thank … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cultural highlights, Entertainment, Meanderings, music | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

My Antique Tintypes

The small cardboard box kept in the file drawer along with old owner’s manuals, instruction sheets, and letters caught my eye yesterday. I store the box in that place in order to keep track of it and keep it safe … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in art, cultural highlights, History, Hobbies, photography, Vintage Collectables | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Inserts …Floral Friday

It all began with a hand full of fragile glass flower stems.  They had to be taken care of soon in order to avoid breakage. I didn’t want to wrap them up in bubble-wrap, paper, or Styrofoam popcorn. They should … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Floral Arts, Hobbies, projects, Vintage Collectables | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

So Much Stress

Here’s a quick reminder before we get started on today’s topic: this is not a personal crisis self-help blog, there are already many other places to check out for advice. However, if my words help you in some small way, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Health, Meanderings, religion, Science | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy Columnists’ Day

After scanning the front page headlines of the Omaha paper every morning, I flipped to Ann Landers’ column. This was the daily routine I enjoyed during my adolescence. In fact, after reading Landers’ words of wisdom, I made sure to … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cultural highlights, Entertainment, Meanderings, Politics, Youth | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Contemplating Coins

Last month I separated a couple of hands full of coins from the stash drawer in my desk. (See the bluejayblog post from March 17th.) Well, I finally got around to looking up their values. It turns out that the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cultural highlights, History, Vintage Collectables | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment