Category Archives: COMMENTS ABOUT LIFE & LIVING

POLITICS AS USUAL?


KNOW THIS GUY?  “What goes around comes around. He is Edward “Ed” Mezvinsky, born January 17, 1937. Then you’ll probably say, “Who is Ed Mezvinsky?”; Well, he is a former Democrat congressman who represented Iowa’s 1st congressional district in the … Continue reading

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A VIEW FROM A DIFFERENT WINDOW III


Somewhere in the middle of my high school days I bought a 22 rifle.  I bought it from another student who approached me about buying it.  I decided I wanted to see it before I committed to buying it so … Continue reading

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ARE YOU BREAKING THE LAW?


Are you breaking the law every time you drive your vehicle? Are you one of the many who regard a posted speed limit as a challenge? Do you regard it as a target to exceed?   If you are one … Continue reading

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THE GOLD BOX


I do not know where this story originated.  I saw it in Western Ag Reporter, a weekly newspaper out of Billings, Montana. Over the phone, Jack’s mother told him, “Mr. Belser died last night. the funeral is Wednesday.” Memories flashed … Continue reading

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A STORY OF PILGRIMS 11


This summer of 1880 slipped by quite rapidly with the busy farm life. During the summer Leonard struck up a friendship with a neighboring couple by the name of Cowan. By  September he was missing his family and was quite … Continue reading

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IS CLIMATE CHANGE FOR REAL? IV


CLIMATE CHANGE PART IV As recently as September of 2013 the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was released to the public and it turns out to be rather embarrassing to the global warming fanatics. In … Continue reading

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IS CLIMATE CHANGE FOR REAL? III


CLIMATE CHANGE PART III The current ice age, the Pliocene-Quaternary glaciation, started about 2.58 million years ago during the late Pliocene, when the spread of ice sheets in the Northern Hemisphere began. Since then, the world has seen cycles of … Continue reading

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WHEN SHADOWS ARE GETTING LONG


I recently submitted this poem to a local writer’s contest. I am posting it here so visitors will have something to read while they wait for something worthwhile to appear in this blog.   WHEN SHADOWS ARE GETTING LONG BY … Continue reading

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IS CLIMATE CHANGE FOR REAL?


Of course we have climate change. The climate has been changing constantly since the beginning of the earth and will continue to change forever regardless of anything that humans do. Sometimes the change is slow and moderate but other times … Continue reading

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I WENT TO VISIT A FRIEND TODAY


I went to visit a friend today. This friend and I, in our younger days, went swimming in the river and went fishing in the creek. We rode our bicycles to the canyon and climbed on the canyon walls. We … Continue reading

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