Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,300 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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It Can’t Breathe

No, I’m not parodying the protesters that recently walked the streets demonstrating against police brutality. I’m quoting my desktop computer which began to shut itself down so frequently that I began to worry. Did I have a virus? Did the … Continue reading

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The Void

The Christmas holidays are a time for reflection, families, buying, and giving. It is also a time when news is hard to come by. Newscasters are taking a vacation, Congress is not in session, and journalists are looking for¬†items of … Continue reading

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The Powlawskis

Four years ago, I agreed to join a group of friends on an Alaskan cruise that began in Vancouver, British Columbia, and ended in San Diego, California. There were twelve of us: five married couples and Jack Sullivan and myself. … Continue reading

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I Hate War

I hate war. Nevertheless, even the Bible affirms that war is inevitable. The hand-to-hand fighting that occurred in the wars prior to the Vietnam war scares the daylights out of me. Although I am a veteran having served in the … Continue reading

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Taco Bell’s Pizza

About once a week, I head for Taco Bell. My order will probably be: Mexican pizza and a senior drink. Taco Bell does not charge seniors for drinks. Otherwise, I would drink water. Their Mexican pizza is just enough food … Continue reading

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EIT’s

I am amazed that, according to an NBC poll, 51% of Americans support the use of EIT’s, which the Obama administration has labeled as torture.¬†Surely those who responded affirmatively to the poll did not read the report which elaborated on … Continue reading

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