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Gobsmacked Again

In my continuing quest to understand the world I am living in, I’ve accepted that we may need a whole new vocabulary to describe what we see. Herewith, I introduce the term, “gobsmacked”, to describe the moment when reality collides … Continue reading

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Doomerism 101

I’ve recently converted to doomerism and it’s a nice match.  As a former Catholic, I’ve already internalized the whole concept of guilt at birth and doing penance for transgressions.  The commandments sort of itemize the cardinal sins and there are … Continue reading

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Gifts and Gratitude Part 2

I’ve always liked to read.  Both of my parents modeled this behavior in our house.  The TV would go on only for specific shows, and usually only at night. Fiction was my favorite for decades.  Since leaving school and the … Continue reading

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A Commencement speech you will never hear

No one will ever invite me to give a commencement address.  I’m a nobody from nowhere, after all.  But I’ve got nieces and nephews, step children and step grandchildren that I care about, so what follows below is what I … Continue reading

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