Category Archives: History

Swimming with Crocodiles

A quick visit with Des yesterday to Palm Springs, an oasis about 35 km out of town on the Duncan Road.  Palm Springs, as the name suggests, is a spring fed lake of modest size, with a few palm trees … Continue reading

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Something to Think About

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I Wept for a Frightened little Girl.

I have daughters.  I cannot believe that a member of a race that went through the holocaust could do this. An Israeli army officer who repeatedly shot a 13-year-old Palestinian girl in Gaza dismissed a warning from another soldier that … Continue reading

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Midnight

The medication makes me dozy so i sleep around twelve to sixteen hours a day in four-hour spurts. I have mastered the sleeping position and sleep so comfortably i do not need to move. i awake well rested and extremely cheerful.  today … Continue reading

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Nearing the End

This is my 1481st post on this blog. WordPress tells me I am nearing my data limit unless I start paying.  Given the limited audience of readers for my mostly uninteresting and mundane ramblings about my personal problems, I have decided to … Continue reading

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Close-up

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A Brief History of Time

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