Asking the Right Questions
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Asking the Right Questions

  For once I agree with republicans. Watching the latest debate (because I’m a glutton for punishment), the journalist’s questions often exposed their ridiculous desire to stir up controversy by pitting one candidate against another (e.g., asking Huckabee if Trump had the moral authority to unite the country), instead of discussing issues in detail. If … Continue reading

Book Excerpt
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Book Excerpt

This blog has been getting a little dusty, guess I should post something.  What follows is an excerpt from an environmentally focused book I’ve been trying to write, as well as a couple of pictures I’ve taken.   I was on an early morning flight to Cincinnati in a small propeller plane. It was a … Continue reading

Status
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Status

A friend told me a while ago that my desire to write and publish, as well as having this blog, exposed my desire for fame.  I’m not sure I convinced him that I wanted nothing to do with fame.  Not that I’m immune to wanting a little attention, or recognition, for creating something of value.  … Continue reading

The Unbalanced Life
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The Unbalanced Life

Book Excerpt. In the darkness and drunkenness, the bodies mingling around me faded to faceless silhouettes, the haze of booze covering us in its intoxicated fog.  Except for Fran.  She reclined in her chair as the center of attention, letting her long slender legs dangle from her slinky black dress, offering them up as the night’s delicacy while playing … Continue reading

Identity Rant
Nature

Identity Rant

The changes Bob Dylan went through always amazed me. Sometimes it seemed as if he’d changed personalities whenever he changed his outfit.  He refused to be labeled a folk singer, did his own thing, and became one of the greatest song writers we’ve ever known, in my opinion.  It begs the question, why would we ever … Continue reading