Tag Archives: personal opinion

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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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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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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