Tag Archives: Attempt

Build Up, Don’t Tear Down

Why is destruction and all that so popular as the way to express grievances that do need to be addressed? Build Up, Don’t Tear Down by Michael Doyle We should be building up All for a drink from the winner’s … Continue reading

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On Attempting To Be A Good Father

As Father’s Day approaches, I am thinking a lot on what it means to be a father to my two daughters.  I am woefully aware that as they approach their teenage years, there are things I might have said and … Continue reading

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On the 1619 Project

An ahistorical work that seeks to repudiate the founding principles of America won the Pulitzer Prize today.   In my eyes, all luster is now gone to both the Nobel prizes and the Pulitzer with this move.   It’s not … Continue reading

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An Introduction of Light

Photography is a trick of light crafted to create the illusion desired.  It depends on ambient or found light and that introduced light that we use to reflect how we choose to see what we are viewing.  Or, ummm… something … Continue reading

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Set’s Blinding of Horus

Egypt has some fascinating legends from long ago.  Some get slightly retold as time goes on. Set’s Blinding of Horus by Michael Doyle Few know the whole of the story A tale needed in all of its glory In a … Continue reading

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First Principles: Let No One Pretend American Patriotism Who Would Attempt To Remove Christianity From Politics

“Do not let anyone claim tribute of American patriotism if they even attempt to remove religion from politics.” – George Washington      

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Thought For the Day: Art Is An Attempt To Bring Order Out of Chaos

“Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.” – Stephen Sondheim    

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Thought of the Day: It’s Better To Be of Value Than To Be A Successful Person

“Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.”  – Albert Einstein        

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Thought For the Day: Mistakes Come As Lessons In Trying New Things

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein      

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Thought For the Day: Attempted Censorship Often Honors the Superiority of An Idea

“The attempt to silence a man is the greatest honor you can bestow on him. It means that you recognize his superiority to yourself.” – Joseph Sobran (1946-2010)      

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