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Lockdown observations

One day you’re baking banana bread and making a start on a free online course about ancient Greek mythology. The next you’re laying horizontal for six hours, laptop burning into your curled up thighs whilst watching Saved by the Bell compilations on YouTube, chest covered in crumbs from aforementioned banana bread. 257 more words

Social Commentary

Mask–Induced Hot Flashes

There was a time when I was always cold, when I loved to wear fleece and sleep in sweat pants or snuggled up to The Doc, who I often referred to as my personal pot-belly stove. 941 more words


Flight of the Fairies

Do you believe in Fairies?
At the moment they’re everywhere, twisting and turning in the breeze, thousands of them.
I always called them fairies, and would handle them gently as if they were made of the finest glass. 187 more words


Different Ways to Read the Same Character in Japanese

One interesting aspect of Japanese is that its characters have readings both corresponding to the original Japanese words they represent, and the original Chinese pronunciation. 547 more words


Midweek Mirth

One of the misconceptions about being a Christian is non-Christians think we don’t know how to have fun or have a sense of humor. Trust me, if the Big Guy can have a sense of humor when it comes to dealing with us mere mortals, so can we. 192 more words


100 days of Observations.

Day 4:

I am a day late already. Sigh. Discipline is not my thing, but I am trying.

It was slightly breezy to take a clear photo. 143 more words

A Little Bit Of This And A Little Bit Of That.

Political Correctness Is Destroying America

The term “political correctness” very popular in this age of social media and the use of disinformation…..but what does the term mean exactly?

….the avoidance, often considered as taken to extremes, of forms of expression or action that are perceived to exclude, marginalize, or insult groups of people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against. 312 more words