Monthly Archives: February 2011

My Mind is Up to Something Again

This was a dream I had a few nights ago. I was teaching a college class in sociology that included arcane symbols and complex mathematical formulas. I did not understand the material, how the tests were generated, or the schedule … Continue reading

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February Evening

At the end of the cold bright day midwinter sunlight slides in through my windows to play.  

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A Little Break Doesn’t Mean the Shows Over

I took a little break to refuel after posting everyday for 46 days. I was feeling a little winded. As  I look back over my month and a half of posts, I feel that most of them are just what … Continue reading

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One Way to Live in this Crazy World

I think of life as meaningless and yet it excites me. I always think something marvelous is about to happen.  — Francis Bacon I wish I could live like this, but I, like most other human beings, have a need to … Continue reading

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More About Stories

The problem with stories is they can be powerful whether they are true or not. Unfortunately there are many untrue and manipulative stories coming out in the commentaries made by certain pundits about the dangers of democracy in Middle East and Northern … Continue reading

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Thoughts About “The Last King of Scotland”

I A Great Performance Last night I watched “The Last King of Scotland“. It was a well made and fascinating movie that made me think and dream about it. First of all, Forrest Whitaker‘s portrayal of Idi Amin is so … Continue reading

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Heaven and Hell

“Can I help you, gentleman,” the small intense woman asked as she stepped behind the counter of the sandwich shop. Now she had many metal containers of sandwich fixings, a clear spit guard and about 3 feet separating her and … Continue reading

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