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A Cosmic Joke that has the Scientists Rolling in the Aisle

There is a “thing” I refer to as Universe Humor, others may refer to it as a Cosmic Joke. There have been times in all of our lives when we thought we knew exactly how some event or incident was going to turn out. 227 more words

Video Archive of American Sociological Association's Plenary Sessions

The American Sociological Association is wrapping up its 110th Annual Meeting, which happened to be in Chicago this year.  In addition to all of the thematic sessions, round tables, and book fair, one of the best things that happens at ASA’s Meeting are the plenary talks.   163 more words


Antiques have a lot to say

Did you know there was a time when a man might carry a pair of opera glasses disguised as a cigarette carrier in his pocket? Did you even know there was such a thing as a cigarette carrying case outside of the packaging in which you can purchase them? 689 more words


Spilt Glass of Orange Juice

A spilt glass of orange juice

Causes me to pause

A brief moment to stop and reconsider

Rethink decisions already made

Time wiping up

Not enough time to pass… 11 more words


Roommates and How to Live with Them

The people you live with, especially when they aren’t family and you are getting your pick, should meet three criteria: respectful, hygienic and compatible with you.


Repentance Threefold

“Fallen man is not simply an imperfect creature who needs improvement; he is a rebel who must lay down his arms. Laying down your arms, surrendering, saying you are sorry, realizing that you have been on the wrong track and getting ready to start life over again from the ground floor – that is the only way out of our ‘hole’. 545 more words


Coping with Wanderlust

Wanderlust is a serious affliction…or maybe it’s a blessing. Regardless, it affects most of us at some point in our lives. Whatever provokes it, whether it be a less than satisfactory situation in the place in which we live or a profound feeling that rivals reason, wanderlust simply cannot be ignored or suppressed. 672 more words

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