Category Archives: Commentary

Home For The Holidays

Home: noun -The place (such as a house or apartment) where a person lives The above, as defined by Merriam Webster, is what a home is supposed to be. I do not totally disagree, but I do think it falls … Continue reading

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Nobody Else Does It

Each morning while reading the paper, I am compelled to check out the Charlie Brown comic strip.  I have always liked it because there is so much reality tucked into it.  The attitudes, activities, and emotions are pulled from real … Continue reading

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Living The Dream

Reality can destroy the dream, why shouldn’t the dream destroy reality? G. E. Moore British philosopher 1673-1958 Through the years as I neared retirement, I often heard it referred to as ‘living the dream’.  Time to finally do all those … Continue reading

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Covered Bridges

If you are one of those people, like myself, that are very comfortable wallowing in nostalgia, I suggest that you need look no further then the iconic covered bridge.  Unfortunately, much like a great deal of our American past, they … Continue reading

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Chopping Down The Beanstock

I can’t believe it is finally almost over.  I’m talking about the political holocaust that has been perpetrated upon us by the media.  It is 24/7 and there is nowhere to hide.  Each day the mailman brings me yet another … Continue reading

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Full Disclosure

I never saw it coming. It never even occurred to me that I would be seen as one of “them”. I have been around a long time and have watched my nation and our world continue to evolve. And I, … Continue reading

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But Now I See

This morning I read a post called “Perceptions” written by blogger “Butterfly Sand” about disabilities and how they can be perceived by strangers and casual acquaintances.  It bears an important message.  As such, I am republishing this post I made … Continue reading

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