Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Chosen

After being separated from the U.S. Army on November 2, 1971 I began my long and futile search for viable employment. It was but a few months afterward that I’d heard American Motors was doing some hiring. I went down … Continue reading

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Sorrow

Ecclesiasties or, The Preacher Chap. 1 vv. 16-18 I communed with mine own heart, saying Lo, I am come to great estate, and have gotten more wisdom than all they that have been before me in Jerusalem: yea, my heart … Continue reading

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Curiosity

Curiosity is an instinct. Whenever any one of your five senses detects something new, something different, something strange, something out of the ordinary, or even just out-of-place; – a thing you’ve never encountered before; – your curiosity instinct kicks in … Continue reading

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Addiction

In the understanding and comprehension of an issue it sometimes helps to analyze or decompress a term or expression. Addiction is one such term. The prefix “ad” or “add” is simple enough to understand: A + B = C: but … Continue reading

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Know Your Enemy: THE VIET CONG

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A Tough Neighborhood

I grew up on The South Side; spent my whole childhood there. But as a young man I lived on The East Side for a few years. I mentioned in passing I was from The South Side and somebody said: … Continue reading

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A Bit of Motherly Advice

A good mother protects her children and admonishes them frequently about this and that, and all of those things that may be harmful to them. I will not list them here. But have you never heard the sage advice: “Beware … Continue reading

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