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RD–High-Angle Shot: Helping Roofer

Walking over to tie black hose (on ground) to yellow rope across the roof to improvise a tool for lifting the hose so roofer can wash out eavestroughs.

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Daily Beauty Around Us Every Day (Whether We See It or Not)

Heaven, as such, is here everywhere around us on Earth. Sometimes we merely need only look up at the daily passing skies and lovely cloud-shows.

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Return of Da Blog!

A 5-week break owing to the need for a server replacement for my invaluable IT resource guy. A nice break for me, personally, in what’s been a very busy, productive summer moving forward on several fronts. My overall wish continues … Continue reading

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Late Night Stillness via Harry Bertoia CD

Middle of last night; couldn’t sleep, listened to the above CD from his boxset below. Immediately, my heart rate, which had been up during the day, started to go down noticeably. By the end of the disc, I was experiencing … Continue reading

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Aphantasia

A rare medical condition originally noted in the late 19th century, but much later brought to public attention at Exeter in 2015. It occurs when the individual cannot visualize images to go with words, spoken or read. This is quite … Continue reading

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The U.S. will not be the first or last country to

destroy itself because of crazy politics, runaway corruption, greed, ignorance, selfishness, out of control violence, and war on rules, democracy, law and order, and one another.

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Infrastructure Is Basic

Personally: one’s own body throughout life. Getting teeth, eyes, knees, hearts, livers, limbs repaired to keep things running. Externally: leaking basements and toilets, cracked sidewalks, crumbling roads, collapsing apartment blocks and bridges, driveways waiting for mudjacking, the damaged highways and … Continue reading

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Review of Ibsen’s “The Wild Duck” (1971, BBC, DVD)

You haven’t seen everything, especially those of you familiar with Ibsen’s plays like A Doll’s House, Hedda Gabler, or An Enemy of the People. The Wild Duck (written in 1884) starts very unremarkably with Hjalmar Ekdal, a lower-class, daydreaming man, going to a dinner … Continue reading

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Obit, Daniel Kramer.

The photographer whose 1964-65 photos made Dylan very famous, iconic, and mystifying.

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Our Greatest Female Storyteller Ever

Obit: Alice Munro, 92. (1st US ed. McGraw-Hill, 1973 dj) (left: Douglas Gibson/M & S  dj, 1986; cover painting: Alex Colville’s “Elm Tree at Horton Landing”, AGO; middle: rare Munro reading of “The Progress of Love”, American Audio Prose Library, … Continue reading

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