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The most pedantic nation

I feel I need to write a few words about Japanese people’s obsession with doing things perfectly and constantly aiming to achieve the most functional and aesthetically pleasing end result. 1,277 more words

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(Yo)Lo and Behold, nothing happened!

“I don’t wanna plan this, I’ll just be spontaneous.”

“I love it when things are impromptu”

“LIFE – SURPRISE ME!”

One of my effortless pastimes these days is to mull over the idiosyncrasies of the… 540 more words

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The Stories We Tell (Book Review)

People love stories.  Radio shows and podcasts that feature original storytelling remain popular year after year.  The industries of television and movies have tremendously evolved over decades.  1,043 more words

Book Review

This United Airlines pilot will convince you: The truth is out there

Not everything that Dr. Steven Greer and friends upload to their Sirius Disclosure YouTube channel is convincing. Like some of the CE-5 (close encounters of the 5th kind) footage in his… 418 more words

Writing

Tim Allen Dreams

Apparently, one man’s yardwork is another man’s dream. Since someone backed through my back fence a couple of days ago I had to make a trip to Lowe’s this morning in order to purchase new fence posts and a couple 60 pound bags of cement. 111 more words

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Lyin' about bias

During today’s writing session, as the norm, Fox news was blaring in the background on a big screen as local conservatives stared open-mouthed sipping their black coffees. 112 more words

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So, when are you planning to settle down?

A few weeks ago, social media went ballistic when Rajdeep Sardesai, while interviewing Sania Mirza on the eve of the release of her autobiography, asked her about her plans to “have babies and settle down”. 492 more words

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