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Terms of Endearment

The BBC recently complied a list of the words that people from around the world call their lovers or children.  These were names submitted in a survey and may not be common, but are worth knowing if you travel, especially … Continue reading

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Jean Shepherd’s Travels

It is no secret that I am a big fan of Jean Shepherd with over 500 of his radio shows saved on my computer (somewhere).  His shows have a timeless quality and are still appropriate today.  But a series of … Continue reading

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Seeing Color

“The Women With Superhuman Vision” by David Robson. BBC.com, 9/12/2014. (This is a recently discovered posting written years ago, then lost.) Sometime during the 1980s, I took an evening watercolor class held in the basement of a local woman artist. … Continue reading

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A Non-Voter (And Proud of It)

As each election approaches, I am less inclined to vote, not in protest, but just a general feeling that a government should be chosen by those who have to live under it.  The older I get, the less that is … Continue reading

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Words I Didn’t Know I Knew: A Female Fox

We have seen a red fox running around our neighborhood recently, so I have been learning more about them from the Internet. Trivia: What is the name of a female fox? A: a vixen. (There is no standard name for … Continue reading

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Leaving a Comment

I’ll be upfront with you. I don’t know how a comment on a posting works, and I don’t have the interest to find out. Leave a comment and you may see it displayed or you may not. I have no … Continue reading

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Wide-Angle Photo Distortion

“Keep Calm and Carry Buckets, Britain’s Parliament is Leaking,” by Jenny Gross. The Wall Street Journal, 11/12/2015. This posting is not about London’s Parliament building repairs, nor is it a criticism of Jenny Gross, the WSJ author who wrote the … Continue reading

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