Category Archives: Opinions and Stuff

My thoughts on a variety of things.

It’s frustrating

I assume I’m not in a unique position, but it feels like it. On any given day, either directly or indirectly, I get one or both of two kinds of inputs regarding serious topics; an anecdote about something bad, stupid, … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about it’s just a thought . . .

That’s two interesting phrases I’ve heard a lot lately. Now, people use the term “a lot” to indicate anything from twice to fifty-seven and even beyond. In my case, it means I watched a crapload (a little-used technical term) of … Continue reading

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Covid-19 musings and stuff

Just a few things and a few thoughts I want to share. First, THIS link about happiness and mental-well-being. The site is the Happiness Lab and it currently features short episodes on coping with coronavirus Social Distancing and isolation. You … Continue reading

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I did it again!

Part I A few years ago, I wrote THIS post and I resolved to be more careful. Well, obviously I wasn’t because I got another wake-up call. I got called out for being a nuisance. Understand, I’m not making excuses … Continue reading

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More COVID-19 stuff, some ranting, and “F” stories

So, as the pandemic continues, I cross paths with more things that annoy me . . . no, that’s too mild. It’s things that piss me off. Look, I spend a fair amount of time gently — and sometimes not-so-gently … Continue reading

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To Mask or Not To Mask — Part 2

Following the previous post, my search stream has been inundated with more mask-related stuff (that’s how search engines work). I cover a few of the sources below as well as links about making home-made masks (you know, for people too … Continue reading

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To Mask or Not To Mask

It’s been a few months now that I’ve been repeating the standard line of not wearing masks unless caring for someone sick or if you are sick yourself. However, I’m one of them idiot guys who listen to what people … Continue reading

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For (Recent) New Gun Owners

This is a short post with some links and it’s prompted by the unprecedented run on guns and ammo. Disclaimer: Nothing I say here is meant as definitive advice on the subject of guns, gun handling, gun shooting, etc. Do … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Comic Relief

Yes, COVID-19 is a serious matter. People are suffering on multiple levels and some are even dying. But, it’s human nature to often laugh in the face of adversity. Some won’t see the humor because they are going through a … Continue reading

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Don’t panic . . . but be informed, part two.

I’ve been doing something I rarely do. I’ve been sending out group emails. “About what?” you ask. What else? . . . COVID-19. I wrote some stuff about the virus in Part One, but that was a while ago and … Continue reading

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Don’t panic . . . but be informed.

If you have a copy of the Hitchhiker Guide (the actual guide, not the novel) you would be reassured by the words “Don’t Panic” in bold letters on its cover. These days, that’s difficult to do. From moral, to political, … Continue reading

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Disperser Writes Opinions — The First Four Years

Another post covering the first four of the ten years I’ve maintained this blog . . . . . . but this post is doomed from the get-go since in this day and age people have zero interest in other … Continue reading

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The Disperser Tracks 2019 Season for Greetings

I’m always of two minds about the holidays. I view them in a secular context since religious, I’m not. For me, it’s about the voluntary focusing on people other than ourselves and the opportunity to remember and celebrate those who … Continue reading

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A pressure-relieving rant

It might be evident to some that I’ve consciously retreated from commenting on current affairs. Well, mostly. I’ll throw the odd jab here and there, but I don’t address specific topics, not even when those topics dominate the news and/or … Continue reading

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One year from today . . .

That’s it. This post has ended . . . except for the stuff below. <><><><><><><><o><><><><><><><><><o><><><><><><><> Note: if you are not reading this blog post at DisperserTracks.com, know that it has been copied without permission, and likely is being used by someone with nefarious intention, like attracting you to … Continue reading

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