Category Archives: personal thoughts

Karma beats Vengeance Every Time


Try this on for size, my friends. I just finished another book. One I bet many of you have read. The Obamas by Jodi Kantor, copyrighted 2012. In the last chapter, What We Came Here to Do”, she writes about … Continue reading

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On a happier note


I realize I have written some really dark posts lately, sounding like someone going over the edge. There is a line of rage in me, and I have let it rip out. But it is amazing what the subconcience holds, … Continue reading

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Friendships and non-friends


I continue to watch what is going on in this country, and in the world, under the trumpeter’s agenda. So I want to say once and for all. I am 76 years of age. I have been involved in politics … Continue reading

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War


We are headed into a new war. Like many of you, I have been following what is going on in the US and around the world very closely. I have been a bit obsessed with World War II, and watching … Continue reading

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There is no God


WOW, did I ever have an epiphany this afternoon. I was sleeping so deeply, and as has happened before, I was dreaming about NASCAR. I do that a lot. I woke up about 2:45, and got up to go to … Continue reading

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Followed by the Mars trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson


I will not be able to write a full review yet because I am barely at the half-way point of the first book, Red Mars. But here is what I have gleaned out of the 300 pages I have read … Continue reading

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Why this can never be a perfect world, for anyone


I have been reading nothing but science fiction these days because there is so much out there from 50-70 years ago that is speculative sf about the future of humankind. Here are some of the things I have picked up … Continue reading

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