Category Archives: cultural highlights

Caps

It was one of those ho-hum afternoons yesterday, so why not sort through some baseball-style caps? There are several dozen that have accumulated over the years. A few of them are favorites, and several are caps to wear for variety’s … Continue reading

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Pondering Nostalgia

I touched upon the life of a recently departed acquaintance a couple of weeks ago on this blog. One of his ironic quirks was that he had a dim view of nostalgia. Perhaps he had this attitude because of his … Continue reading

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Democracy

“If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost.”–Aristotle I deliberately chose the Aristotle quote to begin today’s … Continue reading

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Illusions

The steady rumbling of distant thunder awakened me too early in the morning. I stumbled into the living room to retrieve my phone in order to check NOAA weather radar. It revealed a couple of non-severe thunderstorms approaching town from … Continue reading

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Souvenir Coins

When traveling, it’s fun to bring back souvenirs. Years later, they are memory jogs for pleasant reminiscing. Souvenirs aren’t only for tourists, small gifts received as rewards for special events serve the same purpose. I prefer regular pocket change coins … Continue reading

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Continuity

The sky was overcast with thin, almost white stratus clouds. This helped to create a bland weather condition. It was not cheerful nor gloomy. It just made the day seem blah. It provided a setting for Max’s funeral that he would … Continue reading

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Inclusion

“We have an admirable commitment to diversity and inclusion.” The quote is boilerplate and has a feel good quality about it. The quote is passive and largely meaningless. It papers over possible flaws in actual inclusion. Variations of the quote have … Continue reading

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