Category Archives: General

General chit-chat

Politics…When Did Lying Become OK?

The following is an Email forwarded to me by a friend. Some variation of it has been around since 2011 (at least), but, it keeps surfacing.    Although normally I just ignore nonsense like this,  I decided this time to … Continue reading

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Political Foolishness

     Greetings and Salutations;      There has been a burst of mindless lies and rants from Right-Wingers showing up on Face Book and while I realize trying to combat the problem with facts is probably like trying to … Continue reading

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Life is Complicated…Observations on Jackson Galaxy

     Greetings and Salutations;      Over the past year or so, I have started watching Jackson Galaxy’s Animal Planet program, “My Cat From Hell”.   I have to say I like it a lot, as Jackson does a … Continue reading

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Remembrance of Things Past…

     Greetings and Salutations;       Proust, in his famous tome “Remembrance Of Things Past”, spent something like a dozen pages describing the joys of having some Madeline cookies and Tea in the afternoon.    Now, to a … Continue reading

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I am feeling a little stuffed today….

     Greetings and salutations;      Once again, I am relieved to find that there are stranger people than me out there.   I ran across this link about Walter Potter, who lived around the 1850-1890 time frame.   … Continue reading

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Who the Hell is THAT?

     Greetings and Salutations;      Some time ago, I was poking through Ebay on one of those random walks to see what nuttiness was posted there, when I ran across a delightful little statue of a cat perched … Continue reading

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The twists of life.

     Greetings and Salutations;      The past couple of months have been a chaotic nightmare in many ways.   Firstly, we were ready to move into the Octagon on The Hill as of the first of the year, … Continue reading

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Keeping life Positive…more or less.

     Greetings and salutations;      Amazing how quickly time slips away when life becomes a hectic whirlwind of chaos and challenges!   However, I am trying to ensure that I find ways to bring little rays of sunshine … Continue reading

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New picture of the Octagon.

     Greetings and Salutations;      Progress is happening at the house in Blaine, although it remains a slow and painful process.  The picture at the top of the Blog, as of 2013/11/09 is a picture I took recently … Continue reading

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Once again, the Politicians AMAZE me.

     Greetings and Salutations;      Well, it is now day 9 of the government shut down, and, I, for one, have been affected by this childish game.    Specifically,   several months ago, my younger sister told me … Continue reading

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How do YOU deal with Stress?

     Greetings and Salutations;      After far too long as a Renter,  we are moving into the Octagon on The Hill.   Thanks to the economy,  my health issues, and the difficulties that are a hallmark of two … Continue reading

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How should we treat the Needy in our society?

     Greetings and Salutatons;      Just a short note about a story I read this Sunday morning.   It seems that the city of Raleigh, North Carolina is starting an urban renewal project by making life for the … Continue reading

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How to write a story (one man’s view)

     Greetings and Salutations;      I was perusing my FB entries a bit ago, and, I came across a plea for help from a novice writer.   They were experiencing challenges in getting stories finished up and ready … Continue reading

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