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On getting older

I don’t often look in the mirror. I don’t mean to do my hair or make up, but REALLY look. Especially in good light. Yeah. I did that. 155 more words

What's wrong with March?

I try really hard not to be a complainer. I usually fail at it, but I have earnest intentions to remain positive. Under the surface, I really am a Pollyanna ( 738 more words


best laid plans....... #21

A few days ago, I realized that we no longer have a microwave bacon cooker. I have no idea where it went and being old, I can’t say with any certainty that we even got to Florida last November with one in tow. 503 more words


Plinking Cops: The Symptoms Worsen

Ah, the joys of escalation. In Ferguson blacks are shooting policemen as others cheer .It does a curmudgeon’s soul good: Everything gets worse, the collapse continues, and unreasoning stupidity goes thundering into the future…A one-sided race war of low intensity is exactly what we have, and will have.

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Racism And Race Baiters

St Patrick’s day, Sláinte

St Patrick is celebrated on March 17th, the day of his death. Some say it is an excuse to raise your glass and say “Sláinte“. 289 more words

Author Peter Hall

The passing of an old friend, common sense

‘SAA keeping mum on retrenchment numbers’, eNCA headline today. SAA, Eskom, technically bankrupt SOEs are a nonsense. Replace incompetent political deployees with private sector talent, just common sense. 387 more words