Author Archives: The Rural Iowegian

About The Rural Iowegian

I am the Rural Iowegian of www.ruraliowegian.wordpress.com a published author and an award winning photographer. I use this space to speak my mind. God Bless.

Thought for Today (08/10/2020)

Yesterday, police were called in a Chicago neighborhood to respond to a disturbance.  Upon arrival, they locate the suspect and while trying to talk to him, he runs while producing a handgun, and fires at police. Police return the gunfire … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (08/09/2020)

As far back as I can remember, my paternal grandmother made a living baking pies from scratch and selling them to local restaurants.  She would get up in the middle of the night, go to the kitchen, and start the … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (08/07/2020)

Peggy McIntosh, author on that frequently quoted essay on “White Privilege”, is nothing more than the documented very first case of affluenza, victim(?). Born Margaret Vance Means in 1934 in New York, she grew up in an affluent family.  She … Continue reading

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Continuation from Yesterday (08/06/2020)

Have a great day people! All photos are copyrighted and the property of M. G. Cooper.  Any use without express written permission is a violation of copyright laws.  

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Thought for Today (08/05/2020)

Five days since I last posted. Life has been difficult for this time and so I escape behind the camera lens. It doesn’t make life easier, but it does remove the difficulties.  It does make me focus on something else … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (07/31/2020)

Ok, the doctor said to take it easy on the foot for two – three weeks.  After 1 week, I was going stir crazy.  I thought I did good. Today, I went to Southern Iowa to the property I own … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (07/29/2020)

This can be touchy, but if we avoid touchy subjects nothing will change. Tonight, while watching the news (why in the hell I broke down and watched the local news, I have no idea), there was an associate professor from … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (07/27/2020)

All about the Rural Iowegian: Nationality: Native American (as far back as the 1600’s we’ve lived in America. If that doesn’t make me native…) Race: Human, I will never allow myself to be pocketed by the color of my skin. … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (07/25/2020)

As I lay in bed today with broken bones in my left foot and what I hope is nothing more than a chest cold, I find myself rubbing a rock in my left hand. “Rubbing a rock? Is that a … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (07/22/2020)

Late last year CBS put out a list of the 65 most murderous cities in the US.  Since they rated them by the number of murders per 100,000 people, these cities might not have the most murders, just the highest … Continue reading

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