Monthly Archives: June 2021

Free Spirits

Being joyful and vital does not necessarily correlate with chronological age. I’ve met children who are bursting with creativity and happiness and people who are older than me who love to explore new concepts, try new activities, and bubble over … Continue reading

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It’s World Camera Day

In anticipation of World Camera Day, I decided to resurrect one of my old standby cameras. I found the thing inside of a small airline bag at the back of the storage closet. All that was necessary was to find … Continue reading

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On Modesty

An ancient Zen master used a saying when he taught his student monks about modesty: “It is hard to live long with a great name.” I’ve tried numerous times to find out the name of that Zen master. I’ve never … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Joy

The rain shower ended nearly as suddenly as it had started. The Sun was unveiled from the grey clouds and the aroma of ozone filled the air. I glanced towards the east and noticed a partial arc of a rainbow. … Continue reading

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Pondering Good Versus Evil

It’s generally agreed that deeds that injure or kill are major evils. There are the obvious horrors of genocide, murder, larceny, fraud and pollution. As a legal rule such actions are deemed felonies. Then there are those deeds that annoy … Continue reading

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Simply Done …Floral Friday

Perhaps high relative humidity and warmth in Nebraska this week triggered a craving for basic simplicity. Such a mood does not necessarily mean a requirement of minimalism, but could include it. The projects need to take into account basic design … Continue reading

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Role Models

Fictional superheroes seem to be as popular among adults as they are with youth. At least that’s what I’ve observed regarding popular culture. The proliferation of superhero themed movies, games, and stories seem to bear this out. Personally, I’m not … Continue reading

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