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The Las Vegas Strip at Sunset from McCarran Field (Harry Reid International)

Vimeo file:   This video is from my latest trip. I put it in the public domain and uploaded the file to Wikipedia/Wikimedia Commons. I had to format it in .webm which I don’t like. Hence, the video you see … Continue reading

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Wuthering Heights by Jess Anderson and Hanna Goodall

I never thought of anyone covering Kate Bush’s Wuthering Heights. Why try? But I just found out that there is a small raft of singers who attempt it. Kate Bush in the original sings in a key many vocalists can’t … Continue reading

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From Jubilate Agno by Christopher Smart (1722 – 1771)

From┬áJubilate Agno by Christopher Smart (1722 – 1771) All cats deserve an awesome poem, here, Smart writes what is certainly the most awesomeness ever penned for a cat.The brilliant John Frederick Nims relates, “After Cambridge, Smart supported himself in London … Continue reading

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Globalstar GSP 1700 Satellite Phone Review

UNEDITED TRANSCRIPT [00:00:06.650] Hello. Hi, this is Thomas Farley of Southwestrockhounding. Com. Southwestrockhounding. Com thomasfarley KD Six NSP KD Six NSP. [00:00:22.110] A friend recently asked me about my experiences with satellite. Communicators. Over the last few years. He goes … Continue reading

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Goldfield Lays Town Father Bryan Smalley to Rest

Bryan Smalley died in Goldfield on October 30, 2021. He was 61 years old. The family does not wish to disclose the cause of death. His Pahrump Valley Times written obituary is here: –> Obituary of Bryan Smalley (external link) … Continue reading

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Not Marble nor the Gilded Monuments by William Shakespeare

Took another look at Shakespeare’s sonnets. (internal link) Number 55 is very good, outlining the hope of all poets to live beyond the grave. Maxwell Nurnberg (A Gathering of Poems, Washington Square Press, 1969) says that the first two lines … Continue reading

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If you Don’t Know Who Ann Margret Was, Now You Do

She was a force of nature when dancing as this screen test hints at. She supported the troops during the Vietnam War while on many Bob Hope / USO tours. She considered Elvis Presley her soulmate and never wrote a … Continue reading

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Gerad Manley Hopkins and the Beauty and Power of Descriptive Writing

Hopkins (internal link) was lucky to have falcons around. In my home town of Pahrump, Nevada, we do have something winged that looks like a little falcon. It may be a Cooper’s Hawk, however, and not a Peregrine Falcon. Whatever … Continue reading

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Original Photographs and the Impossibility of Everything Connected to Them

After your article proposal has been accepted your next challenge will be providing photographs to accompany the text. I hope you can take them yourself. The world of Nat Geo doesn’t exist anymore for freelancers. You will not have a … Continue reading

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Spring Wind In London by Katherine Mansfield

New Zealand born Katherine Mansfield was as much a free spirit as the wind she describes in this poem. She mentions the wattle, a tree now grown in temperate climes around the world. The West or northern hemisphere knows it … Continue reading

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