Category Archives: philosophy

The Daily Post: Renewal with a Hitch

Renewal always sounds bright and shiny, like a beautifully restored vintage car or a vibrant blossom in the spring bursting from what had looked like a lifeless branch. But the problem with renewal is that something has decayed in order … Continue reading

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A Preface to My Profound Political Speech (Keeping It Real!)

First, thank you to all my fans and the planted vocal support placed throughout the crowd to give the illusion that I have more going for me than I do. I would like to thank my speech writers for the … Continue reading

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The Whirring

Pathways of the mind, wandering thoughts, detoured by suffering as much as certainty, and attention to intention wanes with the onslaught of feelings— vulnerable, sideswiped— almost certainly erring, at least in part—and the thoroughfare of mind-numbing thinking races unobserved behind … Continue reading

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On Trinkets and Treasure

And we collect trinkets our whole lives, this’s and that’s—so much useless stuff, scraps of memory designed to hold the moment now long gone, and it doesn’t matter in the end, when others sift through the detritus of a life, … Continue reading

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Reflection for the Day (stolen from my son)

This morning, I was reading through some old notes and letters by my #2 philosopher son.  He wrote in one letter that every day he would walk by this big building emblazoned with the title “Optimists International.”  He found it … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day: Fear

I have been thinking today that if all the things I have ever feared would have come to be, I would have been dead– I mean, really really dead–several thousand times already. So the thought struck me:  Maybe I should … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day: Find me a Mountain!

I need to go to an undiscovered mountain, or perhaps an undiscovered island.  I have watched so many Ted Talks and Youtube videos about GMOs and other left commie infiltrators, that I am ready to hide under my bed. Okay, the “undiscovered” … Continue reading

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A Movie Everyone Should Watch . . .

If you care about your health, be informed. Seeds of Death

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Giving Up 1000 Gifts

I gave up on writing my 1000 gifts.  It’s not that I don’t have life-gifts to be thankful for.  And it’s not that it wouldn’t be profitable to record them, but since it has taken a year to get to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The World Through My Eyes

I must admit I would probably not make it into the Hall of Fame for the most positive Pollyannish attitude in life. I love to laugh, but there is a hint of melancholy always waiting in the wings. And no, … Continue reading

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