Tag Archives: personal opinion

Idle Thoughts on (Amateur) Photography and (Fiction) Writing

I’m retired, so I have a lot on my plate. Still, I occasionally take time out to think; to reflect on what I’m doing, why I’m doing it, and whether I should continue doing it. Everyone can benefit from stepping … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Google

RE: Google GMail, Chrome Dear Mr. Google, We’ve been together now since the middle of 2004 when I switched from my company’s e-mail to GMail. Your “Don’t Be Evil” was one of the things that attracted me to the company … Continue reading

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Hey! “Sunday With My Thoughts” back for a limited appearence

“Don’t be a dick” was the topic of Phil Plait’s speech at TAM 8. You can watch the video but, basically, Plait argued for moderation in discussions. He was addressing skeptics and atheists and specifically their interaction with the religious … Continue reading

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Oh, whatever shall we do?

Believe it or not, this is by request. Also, lots of words (3,135 of them). Also, it’s my opinion . . . which means I meander in thought. I put this together rather quickly so if you find fault with … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on violence

I’ve received some feedback on Gin’s War (my third NaNoWriMo novel). It was useful feedback and I need to digest it before tackling how to address the issues and concerns it raised. However, one particular comment got me thinking. A … Continue reading

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A very important survey

The other day, I got a call. Normally, when I don’t recognize the number, I don’t answer the phone. However, for various reasons, these days I answer every call. It went something like this:

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Just some thoughts and stuff . . .

Some general thoughts on guns and stuff; thinking about the kind of stuff that gets thrown around with abandon and without — it seems to me —much forethought. I’ll try and point out why things are always more complicated than … Continue reading

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