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A Little Lost Glove on the Pavement

Putting Away Childhood Things As far as images go, this one of the lost glove seemed to touch a nerve with me this morning, when I came across it while walking one of our dogs. By itself, it has no … Continue reading

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A Candle, Extinguished

Marilyn Monroe Found Dead at Age 36 It’s the headline that kicked off a firestorm. From the very first day, the pills were blamed. Ordinarily, speculation like this would need at least a hint from the LAPD. So it seems … Continue reading

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Another Peek into the Future

But This One’s Personal There’s just a little more than six-and-a-half months to go before my predicted exit date. I thought to myself that perhaps I ought to look at what is going to happen on December 7th 2019. Here’s … Continue reading

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First the Plague, Then a Fire (1665-1666)

The Great Plague of London 1665 The rats came to England from Europe on Dutch ships and their fleas brought the bubonic plague with them. This wasn’t the first time that the Black Death had killed people in Europe and … Continue reading

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The Final Days of “Peter” Radisson

First Paragraph of his Last Will and Testament Looks like I should not have trusted the resources I used yesterday. They state that Pierre’s death and burial were unknown. Small detail: they (and I) forgot to look for information regarding … Continue reading

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My Great Aunt’s Diaries: 1949-1952

A Look at Life in Toronto Out of the blue, my second cousin, Norah, sent me transcripts of some diaries that her grandmother had written. I suspect she thought I’d be interested in the passages that featured my biological father, … Continue reading

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Carlos Castaneda Quotes 3

Death “It doesn’t matter how one was brought up. What determines the way one does anything is personal power. A man is only the sum of his personal power, and that sum determines how he lives and how he dies.” … Continue reading

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