Category Archives: Entertainment

Unwholesome Speech

Today’s concerns about “fake news” and “alt-facts” are not misguided. Untruthful statements are part of the problem of the degradation of modern communication. We notice that gossip is rampant in our culture, and the language is polluted with profanity everywhere … Continue reading

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“Our Army” (Magazine)

The job of sorting through the last of dad’s old stuff in the attic is moving into its final phases. Tomorrow, is the deadline to have everything removed from the property.  This week I went through the stacks of magazines … Continue reading

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Can Our Minds Be Hijacked?

Jorge asked an intriguing and somewhat scary question yesterday. Have our minds been hijacked? I fired back by saying, “Possibly.”  I continued my response by saying this is a question I’ve asked myself many times in the past, because we … Continue reading

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Complacency

From my perspective, it appears that wide-spread complacency has brought civilization to the brink of collapse. We have lulled ourselves into this collective state of mind because we seem to think we have all the necessary answers at our disposal … Continue reading

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Born A Crime (Review)

If you’re searching for a merely funny, escapist book, Born A Crime isn’t it. However, if you’re looking for a great book, Trevor Noah’s tome is exactly what you should read. The first time I spotted Born A Crime I overlooked the … Continue reading

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An Issue of “American Boy”

I’ve finally opened up the second “time capsule” metal trunk that has been stored in dad’s old basement the past few decades.  It’s more mildewy than the green trunk mentioned in an earlier bluejayblog post. The artifacts are fewer, most … Continue reading

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Feeling Creative

Theodore (The Beaver) Cleaver was sent outdoors to search for his big brother Wally.  The youngster walked through various neighborhoods but could not find his brother. At last The Beaver checked the notorious, rough warehouse part of the city. There … Continue reading

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