Category Archives: Rants

Thrown from Windows

As of April 8th 2014 Microsoft will no longer support Windows XP. I do understand, my copy of it has gigabytes of patches and there are now much more efficient ways to do the things that computers do. And you … Continue reading

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Mystery – Slavery

I remember 1962 when our nation commemorated the great War Between the States. The conflict was over states rights but centered on slavery. As a 10-year-old the thought seemed somehow romantic to me. I knew nothing of war or slavery. … Continue reading

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What’s that you say?

I love accents and dialects of the English Language. The different forms, expressions, and pronunciations are music to my ears. My wife and I collect our favorites and share them joyfully with each other. But there is a big problem … Continue reading

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Toward Straightening the Record

I am a Christian and am unashamed about it. But this posting is not about that, I usually reserve my thoughts on that subject for my Devotions page. But I think we Christians are being maligned. I frequently hear it … Continue reading

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I Remember…

I was born in 1952. I remember the aftermath of World War II. I remember the men, some broken in body, some broken in mind. I remember empty sleeves and pant legs, pinned-up so they wouldn’t just dangle and maybe … Continue reading

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O.B.O. (or best offer)

In classified ads and sale papers I often see the letters OBO standing for or best offer, it occurs to me that, that phrase is emblematic of what is wrong with most of our society. If one is trying to … Continue reading

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Get Out of Jail Free

Ok, so it’s happened again. Someone has gone into a public place and killed several people. How has this happened? How can we allow this carnage to continue? In a nation that prides itself on human rights how can this … Continue reading

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