Category Archives: Self Help

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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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 (07/21/2020)

This is my 8th anniversary with WordPress.  Seems like more than that! Anyway These numbers are for the USA and those without exact numbers for this year were figured at last year’s reported rates divided by 365 and then multiplied … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (07/19/2020)

Had a bad day yesterday.  A project I’ve been working on for a neighbor for almost 2 months now got nixed by the neighbor because of petty reasons. I bought property from him 7 years ago and 5 years before … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (07/17/2020)

I was reading today, in numerous articles, people laying accolades on various famous people. “There will only be one Linda Ronstadt.” “There will never be anyone who can hold a candle to George Harrison.” “Steve McQueen was the best of … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (07/15/2020)

Today, I watched a few videos.  One was a little boy who had lost not only his father when he was 4, but his mother when he was 6.  He then went to live with his aunt.  While living with … Continue reading

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Thought for Today (07/13/2020)

Yesterday evening, I went out towards dusk to hopefully grab some photographs of Comet Neowise. As I drove Northwest from the Des Moines area to get the light pollution behind me, the lower the sun got, the more the sky … Continue reading

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