Category Archives: Random Thoughts

To Honor The Dead We Must Live Life

The French have a saying called joie de vivre which technically means enjoyment of life or exuberant spirit.  Like many French to English translations, it’s true essence is difficult to convey as the phrase is more akin to an emotion or way … Continue reading

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Hope For 2021

This time of year is always a bit off.  All the Christmas build up and anticipation is gone, gifts long since opened, wrapping paper put away, the cookies, cakes, turkey and perhaps a tad too much alcohol already fading in … Continue reading

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Block Editor-Yes It’s Really That Bad

Dear WordPress, I’m hoping your management is having serious discussions over the recent decision to completely change the way posts are written via forcing  writers to use the block editor format. I’m sure the mountain of negative customer feedback you’re … Continue reading

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We are a Cancer and There is No Cure

The title of this post comes from the personal blog of former MSNBC producer Ariana Pekary, who quit recently over frustrations with the network’s obsession with ratings over informing the public and the serious negative effects this has had on … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

Today we celebrate America’s separation from British rule, formally ratified through the Declaration of Independence. It’s important to remember just how revolutionary this document was; both in laying out the ideals and principles of our nation’s new government and in … Continue reading

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Primed For Hate

                                                      Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com I just love this article, “What if We’ve All Been … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Studies Bring Some Good News

                              Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com COVID-19 studies done in CA, MA and NY are starting to confirm what’s long been suspected, that there are vastly more asymptomatic or … Continue reading

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Social Distance ≠ Emotional Distance

At least it shouldn’t. I daresay the technology our culture is absurdly blessed with was made for these very strange times, where we’re forced to live life from our living room couches and in person contact with others is vastly … Continue reading

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So Call it the Xi Virus Then….

Or call it whatever you wish, COVID-19, China Virus, Beer Virus, or the Wuhan Flu, I really don’t care.  But please do not let the Chinese government off the hook for this and get away with its by now familiar … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Pandemic

  Stephen King wrote a popular book awhile back called The Stand about a rapidly spreading virus that started as a common cold and ended up killing almost everyone it infected.  I read  it not once, not twice, but three … Continue reading

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