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Thinking About Graphology

Approximately 40 years ago I was in the middle of my very first real existential crisis. All of my attachments to belief systems were being jettisoned. Nearly every single category of my California New Age conditioning was set out to … Continue reading

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Trans en Provence Incident

“We cannot give a precise and unique interpretation to this remarkable combination of results.  We can state that there is, nonetheless, another confirmation of a very significant event which happened on this spot.” This was the non-committal statement by investigators … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking

I’ve confessed in a few earlier bluejayblog posts that I used to be hooked on self-help books and auto-hypnosis tapes.  Like many people, I wanted a pleasant, ideal way to pull myself out of the rough, personal problems I’d been … Continue reading

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I was in the market for a new car in late 1982.  After winnowing out the great many choices I could afford, I’d narrowed my options down to a small Ford, VW, and Datsun.  For a period of a couple … Continue reading

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The Coso Artifact Mystery

My younger brother used to collect rocks and minerals for several years, when he was still a kid.  Before he lost interest in his hobby, he had accumulated plenty of various, beautiful natural specimens.  Among the most fascinating of his … Continue reading

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