Monthly Archives: August 2020

Being Kind

Today is the last day of “Be Kind To Humankind Week”. It would be nice to at least contemplate the concept of kindness as a way to salute the unofficial commemoration. The celebration was organized to be a global event … Continue reading

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The Funeral Procession And The Levee

The weather was unusually mild and quite pleasant. I decided to enjoy some rare August quality time outdoors. I walked leisurely along East Norfolk Avenue. It’s a stretch of the town’s main street, near where the street becomes a state highway … Continue reading

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Las Vegas (Not The City–Vroom Vroom)

There is personal nostalgia reminiscing today, this is your official notification, just in case that’s not your thing. Also, there is a little bit of automotive jargon scattered throughout today’s post. That said, it’s time to remember part of my … Continue reading

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Old Pots …Floral Friday

The last week of the month rolled around. It seemed like as good of a time as any, to sweep the basement floor. Fortunately, I’ve been able to keep the 100-year-old basement fairly well organized throughout my years in this … Continue reading

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Gifts

Right on schedule, at the end of July, the Nebraska Lottery sent my early birthday present. It’s a scratch-off ticket for a “free” chance to possibly win a jackpot. In the past, the only prize I’ve ever received is another … Continue reading

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l’Inconnu

There were no such places as Antarctica or Australia. Perhaps half of North America did not exist. That is, none of them existed in the mind of the French mapmaker who drew the antique map I pondered. I noted that … Continue reading

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Balanced Simplicity Please

The “iPod Touch” that I won on an eBay auction arrived in the mail yesterday. It’s one of those factory refurbished units. Basically, they cleaned it up, installed a new battery, then packaged it with new cords and ear-buds into a … Continue reading

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