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2019 

 And Then He Cried Out "I Lost On Jeopardy!"     And Then He Cried Out "I Lost On Jeopardy!"   It has all the elements of high drama some might say. Who would have thunk this would happen when Endre Barath, Jr. announced this ActiveRain Chalenge for March - Book Smart?   So many posts(many quite ...
03/30/2019
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  Pondering Processes  Pondering Processes  A kind of twist on thought processes.  Well kinda.  But a bit more.  Maybe.  Juat a thought.  Maybe More.  On second thought possibly less.  Worthy of additional thought.  And pondering.  Of course, wondering too. Because it's time.  Ir's always time.  ...
03/16/2019
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 Yes But Which Half?   Yes But Which Half?  Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half                                                                                                            John Wanamaker   You may know of John Wanamaker as the Phi...
03/14/2019
A Windy But Not Really A Blustery Day   A Windy But Not Really A Blustery Day It was a rather windy day.  It felt warmer especially in light of the cooler remps we have been recently experienced in Southern California. A wind greeted me as well as I started on my walk in the neighborhood.  Not a ...
03/12/2019
  (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction     (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction  'Cause I try and I try and I try and I try I can't get no, I can't get noEven if the song was not a Dick Clark certified billboard blockbuster in your day, you likely have heard of it.  Maybe you shouted it as the turntable of you...
03/09/2019
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 A Critical Choice    A Critical Choice   The world of critical review is interesting to me.  The varied quotes on the subject of criticism and critical review appear to cover a range of opinions much like a review of or by any critic might express.  Positive. Negative. Thumbs-Up.  Thumbs-Down.  ...
03/08/2019
 On The Sunny Side Of The Street    On The Sunny Side Of The Street  Grab Your Coat, Get Your Hat  Leave Your Worries On The Doorstep  Life Can Be So Sweet On The Sunny Side Of The Street   Dating back to the 1930s, this song composed by Jimmy McHugh with lyrics by Dorothy Fields may not be famil...
03/06/2019
 Price Check At Register Six   Price Check At Register Six  You can learn so much while in the grocery store check-out line.   Although it may be an opportunity for some not-so-casual voyeuristic activity or harmless eavesdropping, the subtlety taking place at that unlikely business doesn't cease...
03/05/2019
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   Ted Talked    Ted Talked I don't know(but somehow I doubt)if Theodor Geisel was widely known as Ted.  But I feel "Ted" better known to most of as Dr Seuss in his words was expressing his love of life and living to me.  Not to everyone, mind you. Just me.  Dr. Seuss talked. To me.  The doctor a...
03/02/2019
  Pondering The Best Is Yet To Come   Pondering The Best Is Yet To Come It's March 1, 2019. The first day of the third month of the year.  Two months are history now, ten months to go until we welcome a new year.  And just like that 2020 will arrive.   And although it's difficult for some to thin...
03/01/2019
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