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Another Day, Another Massacre

Greetings and Salutations; One of the disconcrting issues of the day is the fact that America is becoming a more deadly place.   We apparently have a huge crop of domestic terrorists,  who have been emboldened by the current administration. … Continue reading

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“how we treat the least of these…”

Greetings and Salutations; This may be a bit of a downer,  but it is important…and should not be lost among the tsunami of Evil that is flooding America today.   I have been involved,  to one level or another with … 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 Ten – Questionable Actions

Greetings and Salutations; Amy Siskind,  who has many irons in the fire,  is taking time to document the weirdness of the donald’s train wreck.    Here are links to her lists.    This is important  to Check out,  for several … Continue reading

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A Meditation on this Memorial Day Weekend

     Greetings and Salutations;       I have been poking around online, and, on the cable channels this weekend,   and contemplating the state of the World in general,  and America in specific.   It is, I am … Continue reading

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Saving the Bees….And Butterflies…

  Greetings and Salutations;      The bees in America have a lot of stresses that are causing them to die off.   Needless to say,  this is a Bad Thing,  because something like 30% of the crops in America … 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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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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No More Spam, Man

     Greetings and Salutations;      I am sorry that the actions of a few have to impact the reality of the many.      I just spent quite some time zapping close to 200 spam posts from the … Continue reading

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Hello world!

If things look a bit rough just now, I apologize.   I am moving hosts, and, of course, the “easy as pie” stuff never works properly. The regularly scheduled appearance should return shortly BeemanDave  

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To be, or not to be…that is the question.

     Greetings and Salutations;      I write this on the morning after a terrible incident in Connecticut, where a madman took the lives of 20 very young children, and 6 adults at a local school.   Details about … Continue reading

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A hidden gem of a restaurant

     Greetings and Salutations;      In a delightful break from the usual Friday, my wife, Lisa, and I went out to eat and visit a bit this evening.   We went to an interesting little restaurant called “RJ’s … Continue reading

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Stupid Gas Accumulates in Washington, D. C.

     Greetings and Salutations;       I decided to take a moment to commemorate an amazing moment in the history of the Federal Government.    Earlier in the year, Mitch McConnell, the Republican Leader of the Senate, was … Continue reading

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Screwed by a vendor on Ebay

      Greetings and Salutations      I am going to start off here by admitting that I am partically at fault in this fustercluck, as I did not make fixing the problem with this ebay vendor my number … Continue reading

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The Feds have gone completely over the edge!

     Greetings and Salutations;      I was watching one of the “talking heads” programs on CNN this evening, and, I am now in awe of the current Federal government, from President Obama on down.   Today, the President … Continue reading

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A Zen moment if I ever saw one!

Greetings and Salutations;      A video of a presentation to the Lincoln City council has shown up on line, and, it is so amazing that it boggles the mind…Take a look at this:      As a matter of … Continue reading

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Hubble Space Telescope – 22 years and going Strong.

   Greetings and Salutations;      Perhaps one of the most useful pieces of scientific equipment launched by NASA was the Hubble Space Telescope         Amazingly enough, as of today (April 24th, 2012), it has been quietly orbiting the Earth … Continue reading

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A frustrating Astronomical Moment

     Greetings and Salutations;      Hum…And folks say that Nature is a mindless force, with no sense of humor!   The annual Lyrid meteor shower peaked last night, but, I had no chance to see even a hint of … Continue reading

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On the passing of Thomas Kinkade – and the role of Art in our lives

        Greetings and Salutations!          There has been a little burst of excitement in the news over the death of Thomas Kinkade, at the age of 54.    To my surprise, I found that … Continue reading

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Where to visit when in Atlanta, Ga

     Greetings and Salutations;      There are many interesting places to visit if touring the Atlanta area, but, I thought I would mention one that I visited earlier this week.  the Atlanta botanical gardens are a really spiffy … Continue reading

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