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300 Posts and Counting

This is my 300th post on this particular blog, a milepost I never thought of attaining when I began 2 1/2 years ago. As a means of celebration, and doing something different that I’ve not done before, I thought I might share a few tidbits about me, and some thoughts about my perceptions of some of my most loyal readers.

Obama

Guest Post: Am I Speaking to the Head of the Household?

I’d like to share this guest post, written by a friend of mine who wishes to remain anonymous. Enjoy!

Not only will I admit to being a curmudgeon, I’m pretty proud of it. 375 more words

The Catholic Church in Rwanda

The Vatican’s reluctance to confront those accused of murder in its midst is rooted in its refusal to face up to the church’s complicity in the events of 1994. 763 more words

Current Affairs

Day 6 - The Summer Hermit

An example of what it would be like to be a grumpy old curmudgeon living in a condominium unit with a view of the pool. 184 more words

Poetry

Curmudgeoning

Curmudgeoning

by L. Stewart Marsden

There are three young boys playing down in the court
of my apartment complex at this moment — right now; 229 more words

Poetry

JEAN SHEPHERD--Sad Humor

A SHEP’S ARMY Customer Review on www.amazon.com that I posted about recently, focused on Shep’s negative view of the military. Most are aware of the wry attitude Shepherd often took (although we are also well aware of the great joy he frequently expressed about much of life).Recently I encountered two items on the Internet that focus on Shepherd’s humor as a pessimistic take on life. 1,746 more words

Comments About Shep

I Am a Curmudgeon!

I struggle with my inner asshole ALL THE TIME it seems. Those of you who know me, and have already started laughing, TRY to give me some credit. 1,542 more words