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1968 LIFE

I was a high school sophomore and a junior in 1968. That was what I first remembered when I stumbled across the “Life” magazine that was dated January 10, 1969. The “Special Issue” was a recap of one of the … Continue reading

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Thinking About Machines

During yesterday’s meditation, my thoughts meandered to machines.  Specifically, that I interact closely with them 24/7.  I sleep with the aid of a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine that blows air into me. There’s the wristwatch I habitually strap onto … Continue reading

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Another Big Picture Book Review

One good reason I appreciate public libraries is the fact that they have plenty of room to store books. I’m particularly glad that there is not only room to store them, but large books are readily accessible. The latest large format book discovery … Continue reading

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Various Materials …Floral Friday

Vases have been constructed for thousands of years. They’ve been formed from various materials throughout history. Those two facts have interested me for years. The art of constructing vases is connected with our species’ primal love of flowers. Flowers and … Continue reading

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