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This World IS My Home

January 18, 2014  I have no real blog post today. I am too tired and frustrated with the endless warnings that business as usual can’t continue and the constant propaganda that it can/will/must. A few weeks ago, I put up … Continue reading

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Coming out of the Cold

January 11, 2014  We went from zero for a high (with a low of -10) on Monday or Tuesday of last week to thirty-four for a low tonight and sixty degrees for a high tomorrow. Like much of the country, … Continue reading

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Thinking About Food in the Coming Year

January 4, 2014  Image courtesy of Simon Howden/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net Yesterday afternoon, my friends, Kathi and Mary, took me on what turned out to be a most excellent adventure. After taking me to pick up my medications, they treated me to … Continue reading

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That Your Flight Not Be in Winter

December 14, 2013 First thing this morning, even before turning on the light, I peered through the slats on the venetian blind to check for snowfall during the night. Up here in north Springfield, we’ve had about seven inches over … 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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It’s not Over, ’til It’s Over

October 19, 2013 Well, Congress managed to pull yet another last minute, death defying feat of idiocy out of their … hats, in the form of another continuing resolution that kicks the can down the road another three to four … Continue reading

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Over the Cliff and Onto the Rocks Below

October 12, 2013 Now that Ted Cruz seems to have self-immolated, or something close enough to it to make me happy, maybe Congress will step away from the fiscal cliff and settle down to do their congressional duties long enough … Continue reading

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Some Random Thoughts About Doom

June 29, 2013 Living things die. Non-living things erode or dissipate or quit working. It’s a fact of life, we say, that nothing lasts forever. I won’t. We won’t. The Empire we live in won’t. The earth we live on … Continue reading

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Okay. So, What?

April 6, 2013 After talking over my rising blood pressure with the PA who sees me for most of my routine medical care, we decided to up my blood pressure medication. Since I am otherwise healthy, it seemed a sensible … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Winter

December 1, 2012 The weather here in Springfield is cloudy and warm, today – too warm for the first day of December.  Tomorrow will be even warmer, seventy or above, according to the weather forecasters.  In the last two weeks … Continue reading

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