Category Archives: Entertainment

Waiving Anonymity

It’s somewhat disconcerting when total strangers call out your name in public spaces as if we are old friends. Being well-known and recognizable within a city changes something fundamental inside a person. With my chosen career came some minor level … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Treasure

As is the case for many posts on this blog, the inspiration┬ácame from housecleaning or upkeep of some sort. This time spring cleaning the basement is the culprit. While moving stacks of storage totes so the broom could reach between … Continue reading

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Trendy

Who hasn’t been tempted by something or someone trendy? Even if the curiosity was short-lived. Trends come about because of our love of novelty. We can be drawn in to some phenomenon because it reflects part of our personalities or … Continue reading

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I Like To Read

We learn by example, by listening, and by reading. That’s the truism I learned early on. It didn’t have to be drummed into my head, though. The statement was an affirmation of my personal experience. Some of my earliest boyhood … Continue reading

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Facebook

Facebook brings me joy. No, I’m not being facetious. The social media site adds a positive dimension of quality to my life. I realize that it’s fashionable to hate Facebook, particularly for its reliance upon algorithms and user targeted advertising … Continue reading

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Gossiping

“Gossip is the Devil’s radio”–Beatle, George Harrison We have all indulged in idle talk about the goings on of other people. We may inflate the virtues of someone we love or admire, or more commonly, participate in passing along rumors … Continue reading

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Purposeless

Video channels featuring mid-century American automobiles have been showing up in my YouTube feeds the past few weeks. I’m guessing that the algorithm has “noticed” that I search for mid-century items, in general, so why not include cars? I clicked … Continue reading

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