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A Poster for My Veterinarian

I asked my veterinarian’s office if they would like a cat poster since their lobby only had one of dogs. They said they would so I came up with this one. I couldn’t find any cat breeds of the world … Continue reading

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The New Puritans by By Anne Applebaum in The Atlantic

I’ve written that today’s culture is governed by people straight out of the Victorian Age with their humorless morals and judgments on anything previously found fun or enjoyable. They are admittedly a strange bunch of Victorians since they condone a … Continue reading

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E.C.T. Update, Perspective, and an Unknown Poet

4:34 AM E.C.T. Update In June I went to Tempe, Arizona to get electroconvulsive therapy for my nightmares which have been regularly going on since 1988. There were to be three treatments a week for four weeks. I stopped after … Continue reading

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Revised Post on Revising

NB: I wrote this post last year and titled it “More on Revising.” (internal link) I noticed tonight that it needed more work so I have revised this post on revising. Argh. Editing never ends. More on Revising — Updated … Continue reading

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Some Hope in this Time of Crisis

The DailyMail reports (external link) US special forces vets launch mission to get Afghan allies out amid Biden’s chaotic withdrawal A group of American Afghanistan veterans are in Kabul on a volunteer mission getting people to the airport They include … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby, Politicians, and Kabul

I couldn’t forgive him or like him, but I saw that what he had done was, to him, entirely justified. It was all very careless and confused. They were careless people, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures and … Continue reading

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The Most Famous Chinese Poem

Introduction I read that this is the most famous Chinese Poem. Four lines. That’s it. That’s economy. I don’t know Chinese so I must rely on translations. Do any of these translations appeal to you more than another? I like … Continue reading

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Golfing Joke Number One

NB: Select “Play in a new window” if it stalls in Safari or on Mobile. Patience, Grasshopper. Plays quick in Chrome. Original Post My old boss John Gray loved golf and he loved a good joke. I always tried to … Continue reading

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Does Love End at The Grave?

He Stopped Loving Her Today by Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman George Jones could sing anything and make it listenable. Here, we have a song from 1980 that needs no encouragement to listen. Our heartbroken man loved this woman until … Continue reading

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Stupid Male Fantasies

Our society is losing the ability to distinguish between reality and fantasy. That misunderstands The Natural Order of Things and endangers free expression. It also contradicts the ongoing acceptance by society of images produced by famous photographers, film makers and … Continue reading

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