Category Archives: Philosophical Musings

Nothing more than a rampage of thought, somewhat provoking, somewhat controversial, yet with emotional panache, ethical and empathetic considerations, and intellectual broad-mindedness. So won’t you join me in giving your responses–not reactions–be nice. I would like a few good men and women who are interested in conversing with me on any given subject which could be of significant interest (or not), but most of all, conversation which is quickly becoming hard to come by, in the real world.

“Bird by Bird” by Anne Lamott

This is not a fictional novel, but it’s a good read. The book is written by an Author/writer, Anne Lamott, who is depicting a sort of journal/essay, hence a creative non-fiction? Yes. Very much makes one feel like one is … Continue reading

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A working personality

  These days it is hard to find people who can be themselves. Why? They are so used to watching “reality” shows, they begin to take on personalities of their favorite reality celebrities. In fact, if you took any person … Continue reading

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Review: “Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt

“The panic that overtook me then was hard to explain. Those game days broke up with a swiftness, a sense of losing blood almost, that reminded me of watching the apartment in New York being boxed up and carted away: … Continue reading

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The Great Monopoly

Who on earth owns my sites anymore, I don’t know! I thought it was me but there is now “one place” to find them all, completely unrelated yet all on “Gravatar” in all their unrelated glory. I have five sites … Continue reading

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Review: Letters from Alaska

Letters From Alaska: A Novel Trilogy (Book II) Author, John Shields (2008) ISBN: 978-1-4357-3093-9 Price: $17.04, Paperback, 349 pages   Author, John Shields’ book is exceptional; he is a highly descriptive writer, in the genre of academic fiction. There is … Continue reading

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Revisiting a Bridge of Nostalgia

I just re-read “The Bridges of Madison County,” don’t ask me why, I guess I just wanted to look into that theme again. I have seen the movie, too. I simply needed to reconnect with it and think about it … Continue reading

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A Review of: The Roads We Take

Most of us have heard of J. D. Salinger, and the famous novel: “The Catcher in the Rye.” In fact, that novel (1951), and the author, Jerome David Salinger, who has since died (1/27/2010) at the ripe age of 91, … Continue reading

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