Category Archives: Other

Writings about different subjects

Long Beach New Year’s Celebration Fireworks

For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE.   For a slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options: 1) Manually scroll through the photos … Continue reading

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Where in the world? Why, right here . . .

. . . in Long Beach, CA.  Let me add a random photo so that Facebook and the WP Reader have something to show . . .  As some people might have surmised, we are traveling. Under the weather, but … Continue reading

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Disperser Does Breakfast Good

It’s been a while since I brought up breakfast.  . . . er . . . I don’t mean “brought up” as in, you know, fingers down the throat and aiming for the bucket. I mean, since I wrote about … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Thor: Ragnarok – never again

 ===>>> SPOILERS AHEAD <<<=== As much as I often sound like a snobbish movie reviewer, I yearn — yearn, I tell you — for good entertainment. Every year, the film industry takes a wack at making me happy . . … Continue reading

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Movies Review – Rogue One

I haven’t done movie reviews in a while. Wanna know why? It’s the same ole story. Most new movies are vapid efforts concentrating more on CGI than characters, on action more than plot.  I don’t know if it’s my advancing … Continue reading

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A poor showing

Since January, I’ve averaged exactly twelve (12) posts per month. That is a huge drop from years past. In 2015, for instance, my average was more than one post a day and that’s when I was working. It’s not just … Continue reading

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Trying out the Wordpress Plugin for Google Doc

WordPress now has a plugin for Google Docs and — brave soulless soul that I am — I’m trying it out. The first thing I noticed is the lack of support for Grammarly. Actually, the other way around. Grammarly does … Continue reading

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