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"Among the Living and the Dead" by Inara Verzemnieks (book review)

On the surface, this is a memoir of the child of Latvian expats about her return to the ancestral homeland so see the old family farm and come to know the country of her origin.  341 more words

Wisdom Not Mine

Wintery Skies

Every once in awhile the weather decides to remind Floridians, that yes, winter is a season and yes, winter is cold (full disclosure: cold down here means anything under 60 degrees). 58 more words


HIS WILL ( 2020 )

The times  are come,  the words  are said

The  hope for peace  too soon is dead

The  evil that controls  this earth

Is  fighting now  for all it’s worth. 32 more words


This Is Why Socialism Is Wrong

This is why I get really bothered by politics and politicians in general that do not understand history and how economics and freedom are linked. Socialism has never worked in the way some people would like you to believe. 700 more words


{ Onigiri #48 } Okonomiyaki Carp お好み焼カープ in Hiroshima

711 / Onomichi station

Korean mixed rice (bibimbap) onigiri

I watch the mounds of cabbage on the griddle right in front of me. The chef skillfully flattens them using a metal spatula before adding beansprouts, meat and… 527 more words

Garden Gloves

Lavender Blessings

There is no row upon which to walk

in the dark of night


without the grip of lantern’s light

Seeking solace

lone… 11 more words


Kult again - but CCG not RPG

I mentioned ‘Kult‘ – the adult horror RPG a short while back. It got me remembering what else we’d done with it, and of course there was also the CCG – the Collectable Card Game. 388 more words