Tag Archives: America

Thank God for wordpress


If you live in America, you know that the basic freedoms we had thirty years ago have so eroded that we now live in a land where…many street corners have surveillance cameras, people are paid to spy on you, your … Continue reading

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walking across america


Aubrey Benmark started out from Brooklyn, New York, on Saint Patrick’s Day, and crossed the bridge over Blennerhassett Island into Ohio today. I saw her this morning, but did not know it- she crossed the highway with some kind of … Continue reading

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when the guns fell silent


the older i get, the more precious peace becomes. it is not just simply a need for uncluttered living, or less materialism, it is a deep desire to live with inner peace, the strength of the very spirit of God. … Continue reading

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Amarillo Tuesday


In a new twist to substantially increase Post-Thanksgiving Celebration Shopping Events, a group of the 30 largest US retailers have announced the kick-off of “Amarillo Tuesday.” The event, which will coordinate retailer savings with participation in Mexican restaurant promotions, will … Continue reading

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Rejecting the Refrigerator


Is anyone else tired of chicken? Not just any chicken, the plain chicken you get in the grocery store that you have to take home and put in the refrigerator. That chicken. That kind of food. I’m tired of tasteless. … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Place


After reading a recent post online, I thought of this place…one of the most peaceful places I can remember…well, with the caveat that it was also in bear country, near wild huckleberries, a treat for bears. But I did not … Continue reading

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Meeting my favorite artist


I didn’t have it on my “bucket list.” I had no idea he would be there. But when I walked into the art gallery this evening, my favorite living artist stood near my favorite painting in the whole wide world. … Continue reading

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I’ll take 100 bayonets, a refrigerator, and an oscillating fan


What can you do with a 100,000 dollar helicopter missing a wing? Or, a Humvee with no engine block? How about 100 Reagan-era bayonets? Apparently, you can use them in a small town police force, even if the only dangerous … Continue reading

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all the friends in the world…


I gotta admit, I don’t like some people. I love them. They’re the kind of people you want to make laugh- the kind of people who smile like when the sun comes out, the kind of people who just brighten … Continue reading

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bananas, bloating, and the new job search


it’s the end of the world as we know it, and I don’t feel fine. My stomach has been on the agitation cycle, some unknown substance or condition has made me feel two months pregnant (and I’m a man!), and … Continue reading

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