Monthly Archives: November 2019

Pondering Independence

Technically speaking, I am a fully independent man. I have surpassed the official age of retirement and am free to┬ádo as I please. This realization happened a few years ago when nearly all my remaining familial obligations came to an … Continue reading

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Fancy Glass …Floral Friday

For some unknown reason, I’ve been craving the beauty of colored art glass artifacts this year. I had to search through a couple of “tote” storage containers in the basement to retrieve several glass vases I haven’t seen in many … Continue reading

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World Philosophy Day

Aesthetics, the arts, luxury, and philosophy have no survival value, however these things give value to survival. My friend Chuck once said something to that effect. That point of view has come to mind from time to time in quiet … Continue reading

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Thoughts About The Mustache

Jonathan asked if I had planned to do anything special for Movember this year. I replied that I was disqualified from participating because I refuse to shave off my beard. (One of the rules of Movember is that registered participants … Continue reading

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Have A Bad Day

If you’re having a bad day at home or in the office, maybe a dozen or so folks know. If you’re having a bad day broadcasting on the air, thousands of people know. One day in particular comes to mind. … Continue reading

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Fraudsters

I clicked on the link to a blog in South Africa I’ve been following for about a year. Her page was nearly completely loaded when, suddenly, the browser went blank and my AVG anti-virus displayed a dialogue box showing a … Continue reading

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Traffic Victims Remembrance Day

One day, during the noon hour, my friend Wayne was “bumped” by a car as he walked across a downtown street. The driver hadn’t noticed Wayne until it was too late to avoid knocking him down. My friend was transported … Continue reading

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