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Talking about a Little Magic

First off, I’m sorry for disappearing for the last few weeks. Sometimes, it takes a little isolation from things to get the job done. This time the job was finishing a book which should have truthfully been ended a month or so ago. 887 more words

Repost-Hipster Romanticism? From The Atlantic Photo: 'Adventures Of A Serial Trespasser'

Photos here.

Isn’t ‘urban exploration’ a bit ruin-pornish?

The individual travels along with small groups, trespassing through cityscapes and abandoned buildings as though they were archeological ruins.   470 more words

Public Debate


Now that’s pure entertainment.


For Everyman

Everybody I talk to is ready to leave with the light of the morning
They’ve seen the end coming down long enough to believe
That they’ve heard their last warning… 308 more words


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What a crazy time! We arrived a short time before the election of President Obama. While every day the news was full of stories about banks collapsing. 560 more words

Leave Those Feet at the Door

Washington Island has always been the keeper of all things precious for me. The Island has remained virtually unchanged in its appearance since I was a child, but the feelings it has always evoked in me have spanned my entire range of emotions. 987 more words

Refections On Life

WAR!! What is it good for?

Absolutely nothing!!

The year I graduated from high school, President Lyndon Johnson began ratcheting up the Vietnam “conflict” in earnest.  Since the draft was still in effect back then (1964), many of the 250+ boys (50% of 500+ seniors) I had graduated with were drafted and sent to Vietnam.  436 more words

Iraq War