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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Trivial Pursuits

Well, trivia about one of my many pursuits, anyway. It’s been another one of those weeks, so I’m throwing something together at the last minute.  But, at least this is a fun one.  It was recycled recently on Facebook, but the original post is from last year about this time. I love trivia almost as […]

How One Photographer Got Rich

His best investment was his studio. No, seriously, Jay Maisel bought a 6-storey, 35,000-square-foot, 72-room building at 190 Bowery in Manhattan for $102,000 in 1966 and it was the best investment he could have made. Why? Because he sold it late last year for $55 million. Not a bad profit. Personally, I think his setup […]

Last Chance For Love

Or, a reasonable facsimile thereof. No, seriously, Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, in case you’d forgotten, but you still have time to do something romantic for your special someone. Of course, there’s always the last minute flowers. (My personal preference on flowers has been Rose Gallery Florist for more than 15 years.)  Or dinner.  Dinner is […]

Endurance

I was talking with my wife the other day about blogging. I’ve been blogging since at least May of 2000.  That means I’ve been blogging almost fifteen years at one of my several blogs; Diary of a Network Geek, The Fantasist’s Scroll, or this site. I guess that’s kind of impressive.  At least, she seemed […]

Free Kierkegaard

No, this isn’t a plea for a political prisoner. Rather, I’m offering a free book, which you can download from a link at the end of this post, by Søren Kierkegaard, considered by many to be one of the earliest existential writers. He was also a Christian, and a radical Christian thinker, at that. I […]


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