Category Archives: History

Meanderings About The Future Again

A few weeks ago, I posted some reflections on this blog about the future. That act of thinking about the future helped nip a spate of nostalgic reminiscing that felt unhealthy. My thoughts have since become more centered and balanced. … Continue reading

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Pondering Peace

“Peace is liberty in tranquility.”–Marcus Tullius Cicero I stumbled across the Cicero statement by accident yesterday and it stopped me dead in my tracks.¬†His definition of peace felt like a cup of refreshing cool water that is offered to quench … Continue reading

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1970 All Over Again

Tuesday in this blog, I submitted some thoughts about nostalgia. I noted a love/hate relationship about it. As fate determined, nostalgic¬†thoughts have bubbled into my mind since then. This is frustrating¬†because I want to live in the present as much … Continue reading

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P.O.V.

“In fact men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth – often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of … Continue reading

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Voice Of The People

The radio station aired a half-hour talk show at 12:30 weekday afternoons. The “Voice of the People” had been airing on WJAG for decades before I was hired by the station. It was more or less a free-form 30-minutes of … Continue reading

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Archive Finds

We had another stormy day, so I decided to investigate an old manila envelope that was left over from dad’s estate. It contained some items that he apparently deemed noteworthy and worth saving. Maybe you will enjoy some snippets of … Continue reading

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With Passion

“Men are rather reasoning than reasonable animals, for the most part governed by the impulse of passion.”–Alexander Hamilton I happened upon the above quote while scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed. It was instantly relate-able not only to social media culture, … Continue reading

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