Do I think it's ever possible to get life "right"? In a word? No. And how dull would it be if we did? Related articles Daily Prompt: Groundhog Day (dailypost.wordpress.com) Daily Prompt: Groundhog Day (angloswiss-chronicles.com) Daily Prompt: Groundhog Day and Happy Father's Day (littlegirlstory.wordpress.com) Daily Prompt: Groundhog Day (heronthereeverywhere.us) Moving on. (ayimas.wordpress.com) The Famous Punxsutawney … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Do over and over and over?
See on Scoop.it - In and About the News Israel could be forgiven for having a siege mentality — given that at any moment, old frontline enemies Syria and Egypt might spill their violence over common borders. The Arab Spring has thrown Israel’s once-predictable adversaries into the chaotic state of a Sudan or Somalia. The … Continue reading Victor Davis Hanson – The Israeli Spring
When I lived far away and spoke of home, no matter how long I lived away, I knew where home was. America. What's America? A dream of freedom, a failure of reality? An amazing constitution that nonetheless signed on for eighty years of institutionalized slavery? The greatest nation on earth? The greatest oppressor in history? All … Continue reading A dream of freedom
The legendary whaling port that produced the toughest sailors on earth ... not the huge fleet it once was, but still alive in the 21st century. Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea (dailypost.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways (windagainstcurrent.com) First to the New World? Pre-Viking find on Faroes renews talk about St. Brendan discovering … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Gloucester on Cape Ann
London probationary constable Peter Grant hopes to become a detective, but his tendency to be distracted by details that others think are unimportant has landed him in the Case Progression Unit. That's where the paperwork gets processed and where the biggest danger is a paper cut. While collecting evidence from a crime scene, Peter finds … Continue reading Midnight Riot, Ben Aaronovitch (2011)
I sometimes forget to count my blessing. I intend to. But I only remember some things and take the rest for granted. The beauty of this valley is one of the things I sometimes no longer notice. When we first moved here from Boston, I was constantly aware of it. I would just be driving from … Continue reading Natural good fortune
See on Scoop.it - Forty Two: Life and Other Important Things See complete review on ATMTX PHOTOGRAPHY BLOG Charles, the Olympus representative out of Dallas asked me if I wanted to review the Olympus E-P5. I jumped at the chance but I clearly stated that I’m giving my honest opinion. All of my previous in-depth reviews … Continue reading The Olympus E-P5 Review