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A Game Of Cat And Mouse

One of the more intriguing phenomena of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in recent years has been the way in which the movies of the series like Captain America 3:  Civil War, Avengers:  Infinity War, and The Black Panther have made … Continue reading

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How To Become A UNESCO World Heritage Tourist Without Really Trying

Earlier this morning, a friend of mine commented that a place we had recently visited [1], the historic center of Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname, was a UNESCO World Heritage site, and wanted me to write some about the history … Continue reading

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Satire In An Age Of Self-Ownership

I must admit that I am a fan of satire, and have been as long as I can remember.  This taste for satire is broad, extending from my enjoyment of caricature from childhood to a fondness for the humor of … Continue reading

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Sixty Percent

Sixty percent is the charge you tell me, When I wake up in the morning after Having charged you up all night. And sixty percent is what you tell me After I have used the phone all day. Do you … Continue reading

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Viajes Con Mis Padres

Traveling with my parents can be a pretty interesting experience.  At this stage of my life, I have done plenty of traveling alone and plenty of traveling with my folks, and I think it is safe to say that traveling … Continue reading

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Man’s Not Hot, Man’s Never Hot

Earlier today I was chatting with some of the people at the feast here in Suriname, and one of the other Americans said that if she heard people complain about the heat, she would remind them that they could have … Continue reading

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Liveblogging The Trip To The 2018 Feast Of Tabernacles In Paramaribo, Suriname

Thursday, September 20, 2018 5:45PM PDT:  Since I finally got connected to the internet here at the Portland International Airport, I decided that I would do a bit of blogging about my trip, in case there was someone who was … Continue reading

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On Defining One Hit Wonders

Those who read my blog are likely at least somewhat aware of my fondness for one-hit wonders [1].  What is it that makes a group a one-hit wonder, though?  As is often the case when it comes to defining group … Continue reading

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Some Ultimately Trivial Unsolved Mysteries This Feast Of Trumpets

Every once in a while there are mysterious aspects to a day like this one, and as someone who likes to have some sort of mystery to ponder over, I found a lot about this day very interesting and very … Continue reading

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Something Tells Me You’re Not Famous Anymore

What do you do when you’re no longer famous but still need to pay the bills?  Most of us who are normal people are not famous enough to matter anyway to those outside of our family and friends and perhaps … Continue reading

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