Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Random, but very, very interesting thoughts!

It’s So Easy…

…to pen a blog post every once in awhile. Why do I step away for so long? And why do I subject you to this roller coaster of iron-clad commitment and then inevitable failure-to-follow-through? Is this some kind of sick, … Continue reading

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The Pathetic Emptiness of Some Rich and Powerful Men (You Know Who I’m Talking About)

Yes, Donald Trump and Jeffrey Epstein and Robert Kraft and… The list goes on and on and includes many current and former members of Trump’s murky, swamp-gas-perfumed cabinet. In all the reporting of their execrable exploits, why does no one … Continue reading

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Lady Slipper Spring

It’s been a really special spring when it comes to Lady Slipper sightings in the woods. Yes, it’s been special in other ways, too, but I’m trying to stay focused here. As you can see from the photo, they can … Continue reading

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Scarlet Surprises

So the other day while walking in the woods my eye was captured by a flash of scarlet on my left in the maple grove. Turning toward it, I was treated to the sight of two scarlet tanagers perched near … Continue reading

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A Very Scary Walk

Yesterday evening I took a very scary walk in our woods with Caleb. It started off innocently enough, as we headed up the field and into the woods. I lost track of Caleb early on but wasn’t too concerned. He … Continue reading

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More Poop in the Woods

So a bit over a week ago we had a bear give a nocturnal display of his or her strength using our bird feeder. (Weather Dewd heard the commotion but apparently was engrossed in something else at the time so … Continue reading

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Invaded and Invisible

So I wrote this title a few days ago and now I can’t remember why. But what it’s leading me to think about today is power, people’s relative visibility, and the whole Joe Biden thing. About Joe, I hate it … Continue reading

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Madness

Yes, the Madness is getting closer and poor Temple has already been eliminated. Farewell to Fran Dunphy — a Big Five legend! The Men start playing tomorrow at @ noontime and the Women start on Friday, and days one and … Continue reading

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The Gaping, Insatiable Maw of White Privilege

Here in the US as the gulf between rich and poor gets wider, an interesting thing seems to be happening. The rich, for all their privilege, look to be more insecure than the rest of us. More unhinged. A bit … Continue reading

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Busy Morning, But…

Here’s a link to a video of Mayor Pete at a bookshop, talking about his book. Had earlier tried to post a video of his interview yesterday in Texas, but it just wasn’t working very well. Here’s the link to … Continue reading

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