Category Archives: Opinions

If You Can’t Say Something Nice

Words from my childhood.  “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all”.  Remember that?  It is still about a nine on my memory meter, right up there with “Don’t do as I do, do as I say”.  … Continue reading

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It’s US America

In another week, we here in the US will have an opportunity to  shape the role of both local and federal government when we go to the polls.  That is, assuming you go.  I hope you do because the only … Continue reading

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The Power Of Perception

I watched a new program last night on the Food Network.  It is called Hungry Games and it is based on the premise that we build up perceptions of what things should taste like and either accept or reject them … Continue reading

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How Will I Know If The Best Man Wins?

“Ours is a problem in which deception has become organized and strong; where truth is poisoned at it’s source; one in which the skill of the shrewdest brains is devoted to misleading a bewildered people” Walter Lippmann 1889-1974 It’s a … Continue reading

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Both Sides Of The Ball

I was reading the sports pages yesterday morning when I came across an interview with a third year NFL player who had been drafted out of college as a defensive line backer.  The interesting thing about him was, up until … Continue reading

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Everyone Is Someone

“The tragedy is not that things are broken.  The tragedy is that they are not mended again” Alan Paton South African author 1903-1988 In a comment made about one of my recent posts, a blogger friend made reference to “our … Continue reading

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Scrabble

My wife has the game of Scrabble on our computer and plays it often.  I, on the other hand, don’t spend a lot of time playing it.  Mostly, I think, because I don’t make out very well, even at a … Continue reading

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