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August 20, 2016

The Mandela Effect πŸŒ€

Walking the curved path.

Walking the curved path.

It’s high time I write something – anything – to keep this journal alive and eventually have something to offer the mobs of people when they finally find me and come to read. I have been starting and abandoning many different topics these last few weeks … mostly because of the nasty politics that are currently consuming me. I am becoming addicted, bewitched, bothered.

Sure, other things are sometimes on my mind, and I am actually doing many physical things when I’m not sitting on the couch reading or watching news of the presidential race. But from dinner until well into the night, I tape and review shows on MSNBC, CNN, and even Fox with my lefty-leaning friends like Rachel and Joy and Steve and now especially Chris and John. I follow some of them on Twitter and I’m only one step away from abandoning all pretense of passivity and just diving in and trying to persuade readers and listeners to avoid voting for Donald Trump, at all costs.

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August 2, 2016

Why Yes, I'm With Her! 🌸

Hillary Clinton on the Cover of People.

Hillary Clinton on the Cover of People.

Mesmerized by the TV. So glad we have a big screen … would sit closer if I could. I can … there’s a chair … but I just don’t.

The prism that we live in.

Watching the Democratic National Convention. πŸ”

June 19, 2016

Father's Day πŸš•

Marcus and Ilaria saying Happy Father's Day in the sand.

Marcus and Ilaria saying Happy Father's Day in the sand.

I’m placing this blessed photo here, since I don’t do Facebook because I just don’t like to be forced to do things and Facebook pushes you around from the second you arrive until you flee with priceless family photos to replicate on your own private hard drive. Replication! To your own shoebox or framed photo on a wall if you feel like bothering with the printer, which I don’t.

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June 1, 2016

June Ones πŸ›

The old woody rhododendron is still blooming.

The old woody rhododendron is still blooming.

I’ve come to hate the cow, so I will write something – anything – to change the front page picture. I’m in more of a hurry than ever to get my sites finished so I can get on with things. So here, for now, is a prettier picture to look at while I run outside and mow. Again.

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May 11, 2016

The Lovely Month of May πŸ’

A cow with a blow-dry.

A cow with her fur blown-dry. In fact, there's even an entire sub-Reddit just for blown-dried cows.

Without a doubt, May might be my favorite month. It’s just on the cusp of the greatness that is a lively summer … that is, if you live on the East Coast of the United States. The more I use the web, the more I realize that my slice of the reality screen is not the entire picture. It’s raining today, which is very nice.

It’s the only way to justify staying inside, and even then, a more limber me should be outside planting stuff in the nice wet ground. But instead, I’m enjoying the bright green view through the closed windows and working on my first full pass on the massive website that Shadow Lawn Press is becoming.

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