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History: The longest running soap opera in… uh… history!

I was trying to explain to my wife and kids why I enjoy listening to hundreds of hours of the history of England podcast by this British guy who records it in his shed. I came up with a good … Continue reading

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Imagine a world where everyone was exactly the same…

Try to picture it, we are all the same color, size, and shape. We all believe in the same giant nonentity. We all eat the same bland porridge. We all do the same things for fun… nothing. The world is … Continue reading

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The rare ‘Eye of Sauron moon-eucalyptus tree’, and some other stuff…

You gotta admit, that is a pretty good picture I took with my cell phone, even if it doesn’t quite live up to my fancy title for this post. But art is art, and Art is Art, and I am … Continue reading

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Why my older daughter is justifiably famous for giving the best presents…

Yeah, that’s right. I am now a pinata! My daughter, Jessica, sent this to me from New York for Father’s Day. She did it all by hand. The tie dye shirt, the tattoo, the graying mustache. She even printed a … Continue reading

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The weird beauty found in the clash between nature and the man-made…

I work surrounded by mirror-fronted buildings… But, due to the climate… and the corporate climate… in San Diego, I am also surrounded by lushly landscaped glass-covered buildings. Now and then, a certain angle catches my eye. Distorted reflections are fun. … Continue reading

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A rainbow and an awesome sunset happening at the same time, so why am I so upset???

So, I was at work the other day, and this rainbow was happening. And just behind me, simultaneously, this was happening… So why am I mad? Well, let me tell you. Twenty or so minutes before I got these shots, … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July, everybody…

I would have said ‘Happy Independence Day’, but now, I feel as if I would be using the word ‘Independence’ ironically.

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