Looking Forward (Update)

About a year ago, I wrote a couple of posts about the forthcoming Mass Effect Andromeda video game. I mentioned it once in some random thoughts about the assertion that the secret to happiness was having something to look forward to.  At the time I was looking forward to seeing my great-granddaughter Melody for the […]

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Me, Myself and Eyes

It has been said that the eyes are the window of the soul.   I used the passive voice in the preceding sentence because I don’t know who said it first. It’s been attributed to Shakespeare, which sounds good, although I can’t find just where he actually wrote it (maybe he just “said” it aloud […]

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Football Memories

I would not consider myself to be a sports fanatic. My father was a sports fanatic. At least he was for baseball and football. I never knew him to take much of an interest in basketball or hockey. He would maintain spiral-bound notebooks full of scores and player stats. As far as I know, it […]

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The Ludlum Silencer

I recently re-read The Holcroft Covenant, by Robert Ludlum.  The first time I read it was around the time it was published, in the late 1970s.  It was the first of his books that I read, and I liked it enough then to seek out his earlier works and read them as well.  A couple […]

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Rhymes with Norange

Norange?  I’m either going to believe everything I read on the Internet—a dangerous proposition, if ever there was one—or I’m going to doubt the veracity of everything I hear, read, and/or see. Experience is the greatest teacher, and it has instructed me that the latter path is the most prudent. I read that the humble […]

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