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First Principles: America Is Another Name For Opportunity. Our Whole History Appears Like A Last Effort of Divine Providence In Behalf of the Human Race

“America is another name for opportunity. Our whole history appears like a last effort of divine Providence in behalf of the human race.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

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Thought For the Day: Art Should Be Like A Holiday: Something To Give A Man the Opportunity To See Things Differently and To Change His Point of View

“Art should be like a holiday: something to give a man the opportunity to see things differently and to change his point of view.” – Paul Klee, painter (18 Dec 1879-1940)

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Thought For the Day: No Danger Flowing From Speech Can Be Deemed Clear and Present Unless the Incidence of the Evil Apprehended Is So Imminent That It May Befall Before There Is An Opportunity For Full Discussion

 “No danger flowing from speech can be deemed clear and present unless the incidence of the evil apprehended is so imminent that it may befall before there is an opportunity for full discussion. Only an emergency can justify repression.” – … Continue reading

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A Vacation In the Reflective

A Vacation In the Reflectiveby Michael DoyleIt seems to me that there’s one thingCovid has brought and its the thrivingThat comes in knowing it’s not really destinationGiving us the best of our family vacationIt does not hurt in thinking locationBut, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Stand At the Crossroads of Freedom. One Road Leads To Greater Freedom and Opportunity and the Other Road Leads To Socialism and Decline

“We stand at a crossroads of freedom. Before us lie two paths: One based on the dignity and worth of every individual, and the other on the growing control of the state. One road leads to greater freedom and opportunity, … Continue reading

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Bucket List Cools

During this time of limited travel and doing what we can to get through while making history simply by living as well as possible as we adapt to Covid, it’s maybe time to look at bucket lists. Bucket List Cools … Continue reading

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A Twinge of the Mundane

In the continuing series on seeing the world through a photographer’s eyes, we look at the question as to what is to be done about the mundane… A Twinge of the Mundane by Michael Doyle Seeing the mundane into extraordinary … Continue reading

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Wildness Into View

Another in the series on photography.  This one focuses on capturing animals and plants. There is so much to see in this fascinating world of ours. Wildness Into View by Michael Doyle Staying hidden in order to see Is the … Continue reading

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A Champion Rides On

There are a lot of great ways out there to be involved in what will actually improve our nation and its society.  Among these is to communicate, grow, and then use your voice in effective non-violent ways.  One project that … Continue reading

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On Habits of Soap, Water and Masks

My youngest princess is fond of teasing the truth that we are living history.  What a memory this all will be one day won’t it?   They’ll be able to say they lived through a global crisis and remember things … Continue reading

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