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Winter Solstice

December 21, 2013      We had rain last night. As the temperature dropped below freezing, it froze on the tree branches turning them to crystal by the time I woke up this morning. Lovely. As the temperature rises above … Continue reading

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Being Old in Wintertime

December 7, 2013 We are getting old together – the cat, the dog and I.  The cat, who is thirteen, now, has turned gray around the head and tail, sleeps a lot more and, although still curious, sometimes needs my … Continue reading

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Bunkering Down

December 1, 2013   Forbes had a fascinating article on their forbes.com page this past week, titled, “Billionaire Bunkers: Beyond the Panic Room, Home Security Goes Sci-Fi”. http://www.forbes.com/sites/morganbrennan/2013/11/27/billionaire-bunkers-beyond-the-panic-room-home-security-goes-sci-fi/?utm_campaign=forbestwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_content=bufferc37c9&utm_medium=twitter   The caption under the picture at the top of the page … Continue reading

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The End of the World as We Know it Will Suck Big Time

November 23, 2013 This has been one of those weeks when I felt like banging my head against the wall until all the pain stopped. The gloom, rain and cold set the stage for it, I suppose. But it went … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

November 9, 2013 Monday, Veterans Day, we pay honor to the veterans of our various wars. Whatever you think about the validity of those wars and despite our penchant for seeing our veterans as either super heroes or super villains, … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts after a Gloomy Week

November 2, 2013 We had rain for much of the week – several inches, all told. We also had our first hard frost. Gloomy weather makes me a gloomy person, introspective and dour, so full of whys, why nots and … Continue reading

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Comfort Food for the Heart

October 5, 2013 I’ve moved – sort of. One would think, moving from a small upstairs apartment to the larger downstairs apartment would be easy. One would be wrong. After ten years upstairs, I had my sixty-plus years of “stuff” … Continue reading

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Keeping the Pins in the Air

September 14, 2013 While the Empire struggles,over Syria,  to keep all its juggling pins in the air  – thanks to that sly Russian fox, Mr. Putin, stuffing his foot in Secretary of State Kerry’s mouth – and the financial world … Continue reading

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The Eve of Destruction

August 31, 2013 Once again, a President of the American Empire and its military/industrial complex stand on the cusp of war in the Middle East – this time with even less support from the American people and the international community … Continue reading

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The Monsters in the Basement

August 17, 2013 This week, in Egypt, the Military turned against a segment of the Egyptian populace and killed or wounded hundreds of people in the name of protecting democracy. Last February, Senator Lindsey Graham said, the US drone program … Continue reading

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