Category Archives: Something Good This Way Comes

For the rare moments when politics produces something good.

Art for Art’s Sake (and I am not talking about Garfunkel, here…)

Greetings and Salutations; Just as a diversion from the ugliness of the day,   I want to tell y’all a short story that is at least 40 years in the making. . . When I was in my 20s and … Continue reading

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Total Eclipse, 2017 – Part 1 – The Science

Greetings and Salutations!  . On August 21, 2017,  I,  along with millions of Americans,  made an effort to be in the path of Totality  of the Solar Eclipse.   I have been  witness to a number of partial eclipses,  but, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on this Fourth Of July

Greetings and Salutations; As the midnight hour passed this morning,  and the 4th of July celebration began,  it struck me that there was a huge amount of cognitive dissonance in this year’s celebration.   Some aspects remain the same…There are … Continue reading

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The Woman’s March; What It Said To Me

Greetings and Salutations; Some time before the inauguration,  plans grew to hold a Woman’s March in protest against the new administration,  on the  21st of January.   This idea really caught on,  not only in the United States,  but all … Continue reading

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Sifting Through the Ashes, Part 2-A, Instead of the Electoral College, what?

Greetings and Salutations; I have offered some  opinions about the Electoral College, how it is supposed to work, and how it actually worked in the 2016 Election back at this Post.  However,  there is still more to be said, in … Continue reading

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Making a Difference At Christmas

Greetings and Salutations; Today is December 25th,  2016 Christmas Day .    This is always a complicated holiday for me,  as there is such a culture clash between what today is SUPPOSED to mean…and what its CONTENT says it means. … Continue reading

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Dealing with a Trumpster!

      Greetings and Salutations; Today,  I was reading a thread on Facebook,  wherein  there was another one of the usual spewings of uneducated, unsupported opinion that show up any time one of The Donald’s Minions manages to get … Continue reading

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The Economy – Bees and Humans…

Are These Equivalent? *** Warning! What follows includes factual data, personal opinions and some painting with a broad brush *** ….. I keep finding interesting topics to mediate on  as I crawl around the intricate weave of the Net.   … 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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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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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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Why the Space Program is SO worth it

     Greetings and Salutations;      There are so many amazing images that NASA is collecting, that I thought I would share one here.    This is an image of two of Saturn’s moons (Mimas and Pandora) hanging in space … Continue reading

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