Category Archives: Culture

Literature, opinions, futurism

Got Wisdom?

Originally posted on GraceSpeak:
James 3:17 17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. Our world is in dire need…

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Craziest Shoes Ever

I’m not a big shoe guy. In fact, I own like five pair. So no one’s likely to call me “the Imelda Marcos of America.” However, when I stumbled across these shoes (that’s a pun…sort of), I kept going. I … Continue reading

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Prayers, Pancakes and Paintings

Originally posted on Bonjour From Brittany:
Candlemas, or la Chandeleur in French, is celebrated on the second day of February, forty days after Christmas. Announcing the end of winter, the festival was, for centuries, closely associated with traditions related to…

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Peru: Rhythm of the Amazon

Originally posted on Global Sojourns Photography:
Every morning the Amazon wakes me with a new symphony. One day the tempo of the rain, next day the pulsating sounds of howler monkeys, and today it’s the electric strain of sunrise matching…

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2021: So Far…

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Illusions

Art uniquely reflects our conflicting attraction to and fear of illusions. It strives to reconcile our dueling convictions that, on the one hand, only what we perceive is real; and that, on the other, what we perceive is nothing more … Continue reading

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Living Color

Vaccines are on the way, but won’t be available for a while. In the meantime, lockdowns are increasing, and many, especially today Friday the 13th, are cocooning inside their homes again. So I couldn’t think of a better time to … Continue reading

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Our Autumn Getaway

Sometimes you need to visit the past to face the present. My wife and I love doing location-scouting daytrips for future films. They give us an opportunity to be together while exploring our adopted region. For the last several years … Continue reading

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The Cost of Freedom in 2020

I wrote the words below after the 2016 U.S. elections. This year, the issues seem completely different. But are they? True, we’ve had four years of bluster from a man who believes not so much in conservative values as in … Continue reading

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Weekend Chores

Me Doing Weekend Chores “I’ve been looking over the list of spring chores I made up last fall, and darned if they aren’t fall chores, after all.” ~Robert Breault “Normal Person’s Weekly Chore List: 1. Clean kitchen 2. Clean bathroom … Continue reading

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