Category Archives: Ruminations

General philosophical musings on bees and beekeeping

How to add some humor to one’s day!

Greetings and Salutations. I just had an interaction on Facebook that provided ME with a bit of amusement, and, once again, demonstrated the sad state of education that too many conservatives have slipped into. The general discussion was about the … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on History, War, and Gun Control

An interesting thread sprang up on Facebook a day or so ago…and I thought it worthwhile to extract some comments from it and post them here… The original post that started this thread, went like this: RL: Thanks to David … Continue reading

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The Sadness Of Losing A Companion Animal

Greetings and Salutations. Today A sad story came up on my Facebook thread. It is a perfect example, alas, of why I have a rule that any cats I am Guardian to are inside only. This is Walnut. He lived … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 25

Greetings and Salutations; Anyone who is paying more than a moment’s attention to the world today knows that the political situation in America is dire! We have an administration that has engaged in despicable behavior and words since taking the … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Religion, Part 2

Greetings and Salutations; Politics and Religion…two topics that can always generate lengthy and, at times, contentious discussion. One of the several groups I follow on Facebook is a philosophy group that deals with various aspects of religion. When the angry … Continue reading

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Helping Feral Cats Live A Better Life

Greetings and Salutations; One of the activities I have been involved in for many years is helping feral cats lead better lives. At the very least, we who do this will trap, fix, and return them to their colonies. This … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 24

A discussion of the day’s vote in the Senate to deny witnesses and new documentation, perjury, and a perfect example of a Kangaroo Court designed to keep a criminal in as President. Continue reading

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Sifting through the Ashes, Part 23

Greetings and Salutations! I hope the New Year brings all positive movement in our lives, prosperity, and peace in our hearts! Alas, I am starting to see some old habits in the Democratic Party crop up, and I wanted to … Continue reading

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Crazy Cat Person – Dealing with many Litter Boxes

Greetings and Salutations! Sometimes it seems as if I have more cats than bees…and since I have NO desire to either end up on the 11:00 news, because my house has been condemned thanks to the waste products from the … Continue reading

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Sifting Through The Ashes, Part 22

Greetings and Salutations! Today, in the House, much of the time has been spent by the two parties working on finalizing the Articles of Impeachment for El Cheeto. The Democrats are simply stating the facts, calmly and with some regret. … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Tamela Shanelle Moore

Greetings and Salutations. A few days ago, as my wife and I were returning to the house after a quick run out through the world, I saw a bubble of white on the driveway ahead of us. I stopped, and … Continue reading

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Civil Discourse on a Touchy Subject, Part 2

Greetings and Salutations! Some time ago, I wrote an article here addressing the issue of how a Christian can share the Word without triggering an instinctive, negative reaction. Although it surprises me, apparently some folks DO read my blog, as … Continue reading

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The Fruits of Hubris, Conspiracy Loonies and Poor Education

Ran into the following thread on a Philosophy group I follow. DS: THIS POST IS ABOUT AN ARGUMENT AGAINST THIS BELIEF: THAT PALAEONTOLOGICAL EVIDENCE SUPPORTS BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION The argument is as follows: Whenever we observe the fossil records we notice … Continue reading

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Greta Thunberg and addressing the G4

Greetings and Salutations. The other day, in the Civil Discourse group on Facebook, the following comment was posted, decrying Ms. Thunberg’s speech to the G4 questioning the wisdom of having her address that collection of world leaders. This is the … Continue reading

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Talking with a Cultist, part 2

I had an interesting discussion in a thread today, and, one of the posts was involved enough that I decided to add it to my blog. It falls into the category of dealing with Cultists, and addressing their objections. It … Continue reading

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“Christians” and Welfare

Greetings and Salutations. The following interaction that I had of Facebook illustrates the sort of difficulties I run into when trying to engage El Cheeto’s cultists, or, the Conservatives who have ONE view of reality. DCM: The Constitution says that … Continue reading

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Fair Well, Forest (a tale of inhumanity)

I apologize in advance for this post. It was a difficult one to write, and it is a difficult one to read, if one cares at all for companion animals. The following was posted on a FB group I am … Continue reading

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Sifting through the Ashes, Part 20 – Third party Candidates

Greetings and Salutations. Today, I want to take a moment to talk about third party political candidates in America. Because of the political turmoil we are seeing, combined with the flood of Democrats running for the Nod to be the … Continue reading

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Civil Discourse about Touchy Subjects.

An interesting moment on Facebook that is a perfect example of the extremest stances that we are in these days. The original post was of a thread from Quora, starting with the question “Why do people get angry when I … Continue reading

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How “Sheltered” are abandoned or surrendered Companion Animals?

Today, this image was posted on Facebook, with the following commentary, by a fellow named Jason Franks I died today. You got tired of me and took me to the shelter. They were overcrowded and I drew an unlucky number. … Continue reading

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