Category Archives: Opinion

Yes

No changes nothing. Only yes can create change. If you don’t like the way things are in your life right now, you need to say yes to something new, something different. You can quit your job and find a new … Continue reading

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No floods here

I live in a very dry place. But I have family who live in the tornado/flood zone of Texas. I worry about the weather because they are in it. I worry about extreme weather because it’s just going to get … Continue reading

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Soar in Your Private Jet

I love the spam that really knows me – gets me. You know, the ones with subject lines like “soar in your private jet” or “meet beautiful Asian women” or “male enhancement drugs.” They are so perfect and fitting that … Continue reading

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Words

Words are old-fashioned. Everything is visual now. Everything is images. Words take too much time. Now it’s Instagram, Snapchat, quick video, the preview, the first look. Words, reading, long thoughts are anachronisms from a bygone era. TL;DR is today’s style … Continue reading

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Evidence

It’s so much easier to examine the evidence for what the effect of climate change or capitalism or any other issue for another country than it is for our own country. When it comes to our own country we have … Continue reading

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All in a Day

It happened all in a day. When I woke, I thought it would be a normal day like any other. Everyone out the door by 7:30, me off to work. If I’d known what was coming, I’d have kept everyone … Continue reading

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The Earth is Flat

I’ve thought about my personal manifesto a lot and I’ve reached some principles, some prime rules for living. These eternal truths shall rule the future: The earth is flat. Anyone can see that. Humans are not causing global warming. It’s … Continue reading

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What Ruins a Man

What ruins a man is a culture that teaches him he is a supreme being. He is lord of all, or at least of women. What ruins a man is a job that pays him more than a woman for … Continue reading

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Evacuate

With extreme weather becoming the norm the potential that people will have to evacuate and leave their homes due to floods, mudslides, wildfires, and other disasters looms larger everyday. An emergency kit that you can toss in your car makes … Continue reading

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Curate Life

We curate our lives by deciding what will go on Facebook, on Twitter – what will be our public persona? But people are discovering that their private persona’s no longer really private. Anything you say, do, email, or think may … Continue reading

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