Archive | July, 2010

Fathering Alone

Posted on 19 July 2010

As socially advanced as we like to think we are, the onus of child rearing still seems to fall largely upon the shoulders of women.  We tend to focus, therefore, on the struggles faced by single moms, while ignoring those confronted by men forced to raise children alone.  In some ways, this huge responsibility can […]

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The Origin of the Word

Posted on 15 July 2010

In the days of the majestic tall ships, when Britannia ruled the waves, a mysterious set of circumstances occurred that would forever change, and indeed enhance, the color of the English language.  Several English merchant ships bound for the Colonies with supplies never reached their port of call.  The Bermuda Triangle lay hundreds of miles […]

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Tell Me That It’s Human Nature

Posted on 14 July 2010

Deeply embedded in our DNA are certain genetic traits that propel our species forward or at least, ensure its continuation.   Every human being possesses the drive, if not the actual ability, to earn, create, or steal his or her most basic survival needs.  On some level, we all share a sense of humor and a […]

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Aghast over GaGa!

Posted on 13 July 2010

Lady GaGa is at it again!  The celeb who seems to cause controversy wherever she goes is embroiled in yet another hullabaloo:  this time with Beatles’ fans.   The picture above shows the entertainer whom some have labeled as “Hot Tits” for her use of an exploding brassiere during a recent performance (see image at […]

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The Politics of Pandering

Posted on 12 July 2010

According to Webster’s dictionary, the word “pander” is defined thusly: 1.)  a:  A go-between in love intrigues;  b: A pimp 2.)  One that caters to or exploits the weakness of others The definition of the word “pander” is eerily akin to the unofficial definition of “politician.”  Strange isn’t it? Well, it’s been said that politics […]

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I Think There’s a Message Here

Posted on 09 July 2010

In a hostile world in which saber-toothed mammals roamed free and early man literally fought to eke out a living, how on earth did our species survive?  The Good Book tells us that God gave man the gift of an immortal soul.  The soul is that indefinable and inextinguishable spark of life that transcends death […]

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Over the Line?

Posted on 08 July 2010

Just about half a century ago, The Kinsey Report, the runaway primer “Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know about Sex but Were Afraid to Ask,” and the Free Love movement all brought sex from its hiding place in the bedroom out into the open.  Ricky and Lucy slept in separate beds, but the Brady Bunch […]

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Old Soldiers Never Die!

Posted on 07 July 2010

Recently, I lost an old friend.  An e-mail from the daughter of my WWII Army buddy, Paul P. Bartels, informed me of his passing. After expressing my condolences to his family, I wondered what I might do to ease the pain of their loss.  Into my mind flowed the sagacious words of General Douglas MacArthur, […]

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Boy, Was My Face Red!

Posted on 06 July 2010

Although not celebrities whose public faux pas, such as wardrobe malfunctions, are exposed on national TV, we’ve all suffered our share of bloopers.  Who among us has not exited a public restroom with toilet paper trailing behind us or stuck beneath our shoes?  Have your pants ever split, or worse, at an inopportune moment?  Maybe you […]

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Turn Your Passion Into Income

Posted on 05 July 2010

With a little work, dedication, and passion, anyone can make money online these days.  The Internet has made it possible for many people to make enough cash to afford some creature comforts, or even a full time salary and more.  This article will give you a highline understanding of what you should do to create […]

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