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An Emotional Impasse

It’s a while since I have mentioned Young Donald – a couple of years probably. He left home some years ago and lives in another state. 781 more words

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The Red Dress Dance Project

Manuela Benini is a choreographer, dancer, artist and photographer whose Red Dress Project is a series of photographs featuring her choreographic movement interactions within natural, architectural and industrial landscapes. 216 more words


9 Bold Predictions (Plus 1)

Predicting the future is like explaining the past — you’re going to get an argument from somebody.  However, when was the last time I was afraid of a verbal bare-knuckles?   622 more words

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What is the point of Atheism?

I once rejected God’s plan for my life. It was by far the best and most beautiful of the two main options that lay before me. 192 more words


Today's world

where Monday is a long time ago
economic powers military might
worries persist leaders
global disorder runs across borders
nothing like a war for votes… 18 more words


Stuff They Should Teach In School

When I was a kid, I loved school.  I thought it was an absolutely excellent way to spend my time. (Full disclosure — I had a little trouble as a teenager when sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll swept the neighbourhood, but for the most part, I was the guy teachers loved.)  I pursued knowledge for its own sake.   536 more words

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October 31: Mugs

October 31: We’re looking at three mug shots which coincidentally are all of women, and all were taken in Sydney at Long Bay Gaol on this date October 31, and in the same year; 1928.  1,648 more words

Twentieth Century