Category Archives: America

THE SILENT GENERATION

I am part of the “Silent Generation” or more commonly known as a Traditionalist. We all have our pluses and minuses, but many of us old timers seem to think that the Newbies are on the road to destruction. I … Continue reading

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WE ARE ALL RESPONSIBLE

This is a rewrite of a post from 4-20-15 “Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own … Continue reading

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WHEN WORDS GET IN THE WAY

“The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.” A. A. Milne It … Continue reading

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AND THEN IT BEGAN

On March 10, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell spoke these words into his new invention – the telephone – “Mr. Watson, come here.  I want to see you.”  The rest of course is history, but I do wonder what Mr. Bell would think … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

  So, another day in which we show the world how immature we are as a society.  If we want to prove our importance in the workplace or at home, we simply don’t go to work or do the things … Continue reading

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PRESIDENTS DAY

I’m old enough to remember when we celebrated President Lincoln’s birthday on February 12 and Washington’s on February 22.  As time went by, all presidents were celebrated on the third Monday of February.  As with most American holidays, it transformed … Continue reading

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JUST A THOUGHT

First paragraphs from the Washington Post article, by Aaron Blake – February 16, 2017 “President Trump is facing multiple potential investigations, dealing with an administration that leaks like a sieve and still wrestling with heavy policy decisions on the Affordable Care Act, … Continue reading

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LIPSTICK ON A PIG

There’s a thing floating around on Facebook these days.  If everyone posts fine art instead of political rhetoric on their sites, it will flood Facebook with beauty instead of the other stuff.  I admit, I got suckered into it too.  … Continue reading

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FUNNY (?) NEWS

From USA Today – Gayle McCormick, a 73-year-old retired prison guard in Washington state who describes herself as a “Democrat leaning toward socialist,” says she decided to end her marriage of 22 years after her husband announced at a lunch … Continue reading

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WHO’S YOUR SUPERMAN?

  Well the Super Bowl is over and the players may go down in sports history or they may soon become just a fleeting memory. The Groundhog has predicted another six weeks of winter and I presume most of the people in … Continue reading

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