Monthly Archives: April 2021

Visual Warmth …Floral Friday

It’s been awhile since I’ve featured my favorite color ways on a Friday. I’m quite partial to burnt orange and just about any shade of yellow. Both the orange and the yellows transmit high energy and warmth to the eyes. … Continue reading

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A Civilization Of Loners?

Ruben and I nursed diet colas while we reclined in his pair of vintage folding aluminum patio chairs. The kind of chairs constructed of very lightweight metal framing with interwoven plastic strips of green and white. Such chairs are prone … Continue reading

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Affectation

There seems to be a human propensity towards appearing virtuous and pure of heart. I cannot point to any sociological nor statistical studies about this apparent trait. This is simply a mode of behavior I’ve noticed in myself and others. … Continue reading

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Too Late

It’s never too late to ______. Fill in the blank with nearly any topic and you will supposedly increase your level of motivation. The phrase is the stuff of Internet memes. It is an example of sweeping generalizations. The facts … Continue reading

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Just Hanging Out

Yesterday afternoon I received the second dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. I feel a bit woozy and my back aches. All things considered, I’m OK and feel optimistic about the future. From now on, I’ll be piecing together a … Continue reading

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Would I Really Choose The Perfect Life?

The word “perfect” is the superlative superlative. In the grammatical world of comparatives and superlatives can we find a higher ranking description than “perfect”? It implies that its subject is free of all imperfections. As is the case with so … Continue reading

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Indulging The Narrow Mind

It’s very easy to slip into a mindset that considers only what pleases us or offends us. Once we cross into such a way of thinking, indulging our subjective, highly personal, narrow point of view can happen. Observing situations and … Continue reading

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