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Are We Not All Guilty?

It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts” -Sir Arthur Conan Doyle He died almost 100 years ago and we still haven’t … Continue reading

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Say Their Names

Say Their Names! My father was a police chief and back when I was 18 years old and thinking about getting “on the job,” he actually foresaw what is happening today  and made it very clear (as only he could) … Continue reading

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With Great Appreciation

Two reminders here today. First, thank you for all the birthday wishes.  I have often joked that my wife wouldn’t be able to six guys to carry my casket, so I’m getting cremated.  With well over 700 birthday wishes across … Continue reading

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Softer Hearts

Earlier this week, a co-worker asked what my wife and I were going to be doing for Valentines Day? I explained that we were going be be spending a long weekend at a condo at Edisto Beach, but it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Through Alternative Prisms

But first, a word from our sponsor. I noticed this morning that this will be the 1,100th post on Mitigating Chaos since I opened the blog back in October of 2018.    If you add that to the 3,805 posts … Continue reading

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You Only Get One Chance To Make A First Impression

The title of this video is “When a Band Only Gives You 30 Seconds to Audition. The guitarist is Ichika Nito.   He has lots of videos on the tube and even if you are not a musician, one must marvel … Continue reading

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I’ve Had It.

In just a few weeks I will be celebrating (and I use that term loosely) using WordPress as my blogging platform for eleven years. If I last that long. Once again, the geniuses at WP have changed the the way … Continue reading

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A Good Start

January 1, 2021 Woke up in my own bed with my wife (but daughter’s two dogs between us) Played with our granddaughter Made breakfast for the family Raked some leaves Played with the five dogs (three of which are visiting) … Continue reading

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Sunday Pipes #44. 1st Sunday of Advent

Today, November 29th is the First Sunday in Advent. . . the day when Christians around the world begin preparations for Christmas Day and celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Every year since I was a child, I recall hearing … Continue reading

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It’s been a long day…

Put some honey and sea water by your bed. acknowledge that your being needs sweetness and cleansing. that it is sore. that you are soft. — Nayyirah Two of my favorite things! Thanks, DK… It’s been a long day…

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