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The Week In Review (No Politics. . . Mostly)

Things are starting to settle down and I’m not having to commute 262 miles each day.  Thank you to the owner of my company for providing me a place to stay. Driving that much leaves little time or mental reserves … Continue reading

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I’m Not Sure It Really Matters, But . . .

I started blogging in January of 2010.  The name of that blog was “A Simple Village Undertaker” and I ran it until September of 2017 when I put it in neutral and started this blog. (SVU still gets 20-30 views/day) … Continue reading

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The Best Is Yet To Come?

Today is July 1st. 2020 is half over. Before I get into my topic, Happy Canada Day to the my readers “North of the Border” We are halfway through the year and aside from George Orwell and Rod Serling, not … Continue reading

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Tuesday, January 5, 1999

We’ve all heard of that future, and it sounds pretty lonely. In the next century, the line of thinking goes, everyone will work at home, shop at home… Tuesday, January 5, 1999

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Matters Of The Heart

Have you ever been to a funeral and after hearing the eulogy, wonder if you were at the right service? A few years back, I was at a funeral for a man I knew and we were close enough that … Continue reading

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Connecting Some Dots

Yesterday, I made the drive from Aiken, SC to Hixson (Chattanooga), TN and then onto Lake Charles, LA, where I overnighted, before getting to Houston, TX this morning.  Yes, it was a long day  (16 hours driving) and I was … Continue reading

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One By One

I’m getting older. One by one, people who have been part of my life at one time or another are dying. Friends of my parents and  parents of my friends. I should know this is normal  as I spent over … Continue reading

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I Never Would Have Guessed

Below is an animated graphic that shows the growth of  world-wide fast food outlets between 1971 and 2019. What fast food  has the most locations in the world?  Think about it as the graphic plays out. I was surprised by … Continue reading

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And It Makes Me Wonder

No, not Stairway to Heaven, but this online, word quiz that I received today. Considering the current, political climate, I think this question may have more than one correct answer. So today, after 23 days of political sobriety, I need … Continue reading

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Remembering A Day Late

The first, real rock concert I ever went to see was Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow, playing at the infamous Casino Arena in Asbury Park, NJ on July 4, 1976. Fronting with Blackmore in the recently formed band was a guy named … Continue reading

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