Monthly Archives: October 2017

Taking a Break. Don’t Go Too Far Away!

I’m going to force myself to take a two-week break from blogging because I’m still buried with old genealogical stuff I have to dispose of. I was administrator of two blogs but Ancestry bought them out and I never … Continue reading

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No Assistant, No New Avatar

I said I was going to add a new avatar from 68 years ago tonight, but my helper didn’t show up so I was unable to. Although I’m not making it an avatar, I can share a photo from 81 … Continue reading

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Sorry I Missed This Earlier…

  Art by Rob Goldstein. re-blog by me of a re-blog by kstreet607, The Fifth Column, from Gronda Morin 2016.

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Does Blogging Change Your Personality?

I used to be shy, even an Avoidant Personality, I think. Recently I’ve become one of those people who talk to strangers in public. (“Those shoes look comfortable.Where did you get them?”)  This afternoon while napping I had a long … Continue reading

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My Comeuppance

Occasionally I do water exercises and there’s a 7-year old boy learning to swim also in the pool with us.  The other day he swam up to me and touched my bulging belly and asked “what’s in there?”  I asked … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Biography

Anyone who spends much time doing family genealogy and even talking to our elders will stumble across aspects of the Dark Side (i.e., The Shadow) sprinkled here and there. Is overlooking those aspects when recording a life lying?  (See page … Continue reading

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The Better Man …

Originally posted on Filosofa's Word:
It seems to me that it is highly unbecoming, unprofessional and undignified behaviour for a leader of a nation to threaten his political antagonists.  But then, ‘professional’ and ‘dignified’ are not words that I…

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