Category Archives: Life

God-Given Liberties

Originally posted on This, That, and The Other:
I am intrigued by Mike Pence’s use of the phrase “God-given liberties” in his tweet. I’m sure he is using language that religious people and/or those who believe in God could relate…

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#writephoto — The Asylum Tree

Originally posted on This, That, and The Other:
“Look at that tree, Ma,” Alex said, pointing to a tree with limbs and branches covered torn pieces of cloth. “What does it mean?” he asked her. “That, sweetie,” Cindy said, “is…

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Desiderata

“I see the world being slowly transformed into a wilderness; I hear the approaching thunder that one day, will destroy us too. I feel the suffering of millions. And yet, when I look up at the sky, I somehow feel … Continue reading

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Is it worth fighting for?

Before lighting the fireworks, think about what you are celebrating, what works, what doesn’t and at what price. Ask yourself, WHAT DO I STAND FOR? – “Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.”  … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day

“Those who cannot remember the past, are doomed to repeat it.” – George Santayana Thanks Barb.

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What Have We Become In The United States?

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
I have tried very hard in this blog not to be political. I have extremely strong views, but I have attempted to keep them out of this site. I no longer…

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Tony tells it like no one can…

I’ve stopped looking at certain magazine articles about travel to places I’ve been because I will not likely go to any of those places again: Los Angeles, Columbus, Atlanta, Miami, Fargo. There’s no point in looking at travel brochures for … Continue reading

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Fear is not an option

Originally posted on 20 November 2015 in response to the Paris attacks and in light of the recent verbal assault of Donald Trump in a Country where more than 300,000 die in gun related deaths each year I have chosen … Continue reading

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Earth Hour 2018

Originally posted on MyBlog – solaner:
Switch off unnecessary power consumption. It saves you money, but more important, that amount of power you don’t use, does not have to be produced! Also, look up the power consumption of your big…

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The Same Sun Shines For Us All~

Sunset in the open ocean off Peru. This post is in honor of the innocent victims of gun violence in our country and their families. I honor the children who are leading our country away from the path of despair…

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