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Thought For the Day: Whenever We Take Away the Liberties of Those Whom We Hate, We Are Opening the Way To Loss of Liberty For Those We Love

 “Whenever we take away the liberties of those whom we hate, we are opening the way to loss of liberty for those we love.” – Wendell L. Willkie (1892-1944)    

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Thought For the Day: Open Discussion of Many Major Public Questions Has For Some Time Now Been Taboo

“Open discussion of many major public questions has for some time now been taboo. We can’t open our mouths without being denounced as racists, misogynists, supremacists, imperialists or fascists. As for the media, they stand ready to trash anyone so … Continue reading

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The Journey Back

Things of memory have the worth of time revealed in the quiet moments of our hearts. The Journey Back by Michael Doyle Somewhere in a cup of coffee Is the reflection that is memory Somehow a photograph starts to show … Continue reading

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A Child of Interesting Conversation

It’s hard for some to listen to a child, dream his or her dreams.  I’m not certain of why.  Maybe because for so many, life in the end can be a be let down?  Not sure and even less certain … Continue reading

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Framing the Lines

Photographic composition often has the challenge of how to turn the  two dimensional into something that has depth and seems a bit three dimensional. Framing the Lines by Michael Doyle Doorways, windows and rock formations Layer our photos with their … Continue reading

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De Bussy Opening

In a review of what brought about the changes of 20th Century art music, leads to at least one conclusion.  It was Beethoven and then De Bussy to blame…. 😉 De Bussy Opening by Michael Doyle Music like all of … Continue reading

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First Principles: Keep Your Eyes Wide Open Before Marriage, Half Shut Afterwards

“Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.” – Benjamin Franklin, in Poor Richard’s Almanack    

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Dr. Seuss With No Excuse

Two weeks in aka Day 14 of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020 and the challenge prompt today is: “to think about your own inspirations and forebears (whether literary or otherwise). Specifically, I challenge you today to write a poem that deals with the … Continue reading

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Jesus Wept (Ephphatha)

God took the form of man and lived experiencing all that we do.  In so doing, He experienced all of our feelings.  Based in part on John 11:38: Jesus Wept (Ephphatha) by Michael Doyle One of the best secrets never … Continue reading

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Valentine Thoughts 2020

Beautiful weekend spent in part with two little princesses that I adore and a lady who is the queen of my heart.  One later for the girls.  One for my lady just written: Valentine Thoughts 2020 by Michael Romani To … Continue reading

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