Category Archives: Youth

Tops

The fancy spinning top advertisement caught my eye earlier this summer because it kept showing up on multiple pages on the Web. Saturation advertising is an old, time-tested technique that is quite effective. It worked to lure me to the … Continue reading

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Intergenerational

Are you old enough to remember the kerfuffle over the statement, “Don’t trust anyone over 30”? I used to think that John Lennon of the Beatles said it first. My friends tell me that Lennon only repeated it. I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Stop Bullying

Bullying and its effects on society have been in the news and social media a lot during the past few years. It seems like the problem has become worse rather than better. Maybe bullying seems like more of a problem … Continue reading

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A Few More Postcards

The cooler weather this time of the year in Nebraska brings out my feelings of nostalgia. Once in awhile, that means it’s time to haul out one of the vintage cigar boxes full of picture postcards from the shelf. This … Continue reading

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Forbidden Reading

Many of us see censorship as a challenge to our intellect. To forbid us from seeing or doing something is more like a dare than a warning. This fact is frequently overlooked by religious and political leaders who strive to … Continue reading

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Thoughtlessness

There are few things as infuriating than finding litter on the yard. At a minimum, each morning, I discover a beer can, or liquor bottle, or fast food packaging. Picking it up has become so routine that I crafted my … Continue reading

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Some Personal Recollections About Classical Music

A couple of record albums were the seeds for my appreciation of classical music. The soundtrack for “2001: A Space Odyssey” (a movie I still enjoy) and “Switched On Bach” by Walter (Wendy) Carlos. As far as spine-chilling music goes, … Continue reading

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