Category Archives: Culture

Literature, opinions, futurism

St. Valentine’s Day: In Memoriam

89 years after the infamous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre: 17 innocent people (unlike the 7 warring mobsters in Chicago) were murdered. They were mown down with a deadly weapon wielded by an emotionally disturbed young man. What can I say … Continue reading

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In the Bleak Midwinter

There’s something about midwinter. Perhaps because it’s too cold to go outside, we’re forced to look inside and assess what we see. “Do I like who I’ve become? Is this who I thought I would be?” January’s vows have vanished … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Me

The final Fifty Shades movie comes out next week. (Um, yay?) Actually, my wife hasn’t seen any of them because, dude, I’ve got at least fifty shades of grey, and they’re all hers. The grey started showing when I was … Continue reading

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70 Years Ago Today

Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated seventy years ago today. As is always the case when misguided, violent souls murder the innocent, the end they sought was not attained. The fledgling Indian government denounced and distanced itself from everything Gandhi’s assassins represented. … Continue reading

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Procrasti Nation

My New Year’s Resolutions Post New Year’s Resolutions on January 1! Start preparing 2019 Resolutions now! Procrastination Procrastination, procrastinay-yay-shun Is makin’ me late Is keepin’ me everyone else waitin’ According to an article in Psychology Today, the number one reason … Continue reading

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Our Bodies Our Own–Or God’s?

Originally posted on Nancy E. Head:
Know that the Lord is God, he made us, we belong to him, we are his people, the flock he shepherds. ~Psalm 100;3 NABRE~ I remember watching a segment CBS journalist Harry Reasoner did–probably for 60…

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Fools

“I have lived a great deal among grown-ups. I have seen them intimately, close at hand. And that hasn’t much improved my opinion of them.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry “To avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually … Continue reading

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