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Windows of My World

Currently, I am reading Matteo Pericoli’s book, WINDOWS ON THE WORLD… 50 WRITERS, 50 VIEWS.  This incredible book verbally describes the view, literally, from 50 various writers’ office-windows. Here is my opportunity to travel around the world without leaving my … Continue reading

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Delusion or Illusion? Part 2… or this could happen to you!

Ok, here is another laugh for your day… or maybe you will run out and delete your Facebook page. After posting my last story and asking for your feedback, you won’t believe what I learned.  Two of my friends, who … Continue reading

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Delusions or Illusions

The joy of social media is the ability to post current pictures, as well as pictures of the past, of us and our families, where our friends and strangers can enjoy them.  What I find interesting is that frequently on … Continue reading

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Beware of Books that Creep in the Night

“I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.”   Anna Quindlen “Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.”   Jessamyn West “Books are not made for … Continue reading

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OMG… I’m Blogging!!

“Breathe.  Know that the Internet has no eraser.”   Liz Strauss “Only on the Internet can a person be lonely and popular at the same time.”  Allison Burnett, Undiscovered Gyrl “WHY do I do this to myself?”  Gwynn Rogers Recently, a … Continue reading

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Warning: Beware of what you see in your visor mirror… or Denial Works!

“How confusing the beams from memory’s lamp are; One day a bachelor, the next a grampa. What is the secret of the trick? How did I get so old so quick?”   Ogden Nash    “Wrinkles should merely indicate where the … Continue reading

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Community of the Past

 “To create organs for neighborly help and initiative, to meet face to face for personal assessment and vivid discussion, to take part in communal celebrations, not in vast anonymous masses, but in a circle of identifiable faces and persons, all … Continue reading

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The Days of the Wild, Wild West… Returned

“A lot of the people who keep a gun at home for safety are the same ones who refuse to wear a seat belt.”  George Carlin  “Bullets cannot be recalled.  They cannot be uninvented.  But they can be taken out … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Logging in the Northwest

“You can live for years next door to a big pine tree, honored to have so venerable a neighbor, even when it sheds needles all over your flowers or wakes you, dropping big cones onto your deck at still of … Continue reading

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How Do We Perceive People from other Cultures?

“The wise man belongs to all countries, for the home of a great soul is the whole world.”  Democritus Have you ever wondered how people from other countries view America and the American people?  Do people come to our country … Continue reading

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