Tag Archives: personal views

Sunday with my thoughts – it seems a no-brainer

This is only 1,200 words. Why, even some Australians should manage to stick around to the end of it.  As I mentioned before, photos appearing on Sunday with my thoughts are gathered and presented in THIS SmugMug Gallery. At the risk … Continue reading

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Random observations and tiny rants

Ideas, opinions, and insight into the human condition stem from the flow of sensory and cognitive inputs crossing the path I travel. Occasionally, I feel like sharing them. The opinions, not the inputs; look up your own data. Yup! Another … Continue reading

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Still missed . . .

Five years . . . I’ve written before (HERE and HERE) about how much I miss and mourn the loss of Christopher Hitchens. I miss the clarity of thought, I miss the quick wit, I miss the brutal honesty There … Continue reading

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Sunday with my thoughts – but only a few

Uncharacteristically, this will be relatively short. Maybe. Oh, look, a photo.  As I mentioned before, photos appearing on Sunday with my thoughts  are gathered and presented in THIS SmugMug Gallery. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, you can … Continue reading

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Sunday with my thoughts – still thinking

It’s late on Sunday evening . . . so this might go out on Monday. Heck, it’s already Monday in most of the U.S. Mainland.  “What could you be thinking about?” you ask. Good question, Bob. One thing is the … Continue reading

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Sunday with my thoughts – more just stuff

Don’t know if I will get this out today . . . certainly, I will miss the East Coast midnight deadline. Such are the perils of time zones.  Not even sure what I will delve into . . . stuff … Continue reading

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Painting, the easy way

Here’s a cartoon I’ve used before . . .  The painter could at least take comfort in the fact that photos don’t look like paintings.  In this post, I aim to show how a few of the photos from the … Continue reading

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Smart and Yellowstone NP

One can easily argue the duplicity of people when it comes to the value of being smart.  There are many definitions of smart. Some relate to specific metrics (IQ) while others place the emphasis on matters that are harder to … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Stuff and Yellowstone NP

I should warn people . . . I may not be around much during the next few months.  Wait . . . is that clapping and cheering I hear? I’m still going to post stuff here whenever I need a … Continue reading

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Superstition and Yellowstone NP

Note: Based on feedback I received, posts on this blog are now longer and with more photos. I don’t know the exact age, but around eight years of age, I feasted on a zombie . . . er . . … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech, Politics, and Yellowstone NP

There are noises on the airwaves. Some of them relate to Freedom of Speech.  But, before I get to something that means a lot to me, I want to touch on the underlying reason I’m writing this.  I am referring, of … Continue reading

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Sunday with my thoughts – Stuff, just stuff

Feeling a bit under the weather. Not quite sick (I rarely get sick), but also not 100% — so I thought I should spread it around a bit.  And, what better way than to put up my long (seriously; not a … Continue reading

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When did “discussion” become a bad thing?

Warning: many words ahead. No pictures, no soundbites . . . nothing but words expressing my opinion. The Internet has become a contentious marketplace of canned ideas, and I have a hard time adjusting. Gone are the days of nuanced … Continue reading

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No heroes

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the death of one of my few heroes.  Christopher Hitchens. At the time, I wrote, perhaps with a bit more emotion than I usually express, of his passing and of the void he left. … Continue reading

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Get informed, get involved

Not many words from me, except this: we should be concerned about agreements that limit our sovereignty in matters of laws. And by laws, I mean the ones we pass. For them who prefer foreign accents: . . . and … Continue reading

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