Monthly Archives: June 2018

Nobody Grows Old — A Pondering Mind

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. ~Samuel Ullman via Nobody Grows Old — A Pondering Mind

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I could not read this book…

First of all, she did not randomly choose a shelf of books to read. She had many rules/criteria to be met, before she finally made her decision, so that was a lie.  There was nothing at all random about what … Continue reading

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The Message. A longish story…kind of.

“There are NO words.  It’s just a blank piece of paper,” she said, throwing the thing on the floor, crushing the phone she held in her her hand. “It doesn’t SAY, anything.” “That’s not possible,” he said softly, trying to … Continue reading

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Heads up…Tonight

FYI  On PBS, tonight, at least in Chicago, (channel 11), at 7:00 p.m., Agatha Christi’s, AND THEN THERE WERE NONE will be on.  Trailer looked good but who knows.

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Flamingos at the Lake of Tunis — e MORFES

By El Golli Mohamed [CC BY-SA 4.0], from Wikimedia Commons via Flamingos at the Lake of Tunis — e MORFES

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Things are different…

I know things are different, because at one time I used to look at a baby and not think about it’s future.  Now, when I see a baby, I wonder what drugs it will be on, if it will find … Continue reading

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Okay, so…riding the wave

I’m fascinated by the fact that whole generations just disappear.  They start dying and all of a sudden all of them are gone.  Like a wave that starts deep in the ocean, builds up speed, crests, and then crashes into … Continue reading

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