Category Archives: history

Politics with A Big P

When the weight of the world is weighing you down, realize it is really what’s between your two ears that is topsy-turvy. Chances are the world will revolve as it always have, and the sun will come up the same … Continue reading

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Morning Easy Run, Not

  This morning the weather was good for running: mid-60’s Fahrenheit and cloudy sky. I was looking forward to finding joy of running with such nice conditions. No goal, no time target, just running for fun. Except, I didn’t find … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 3 Oct 2021

Sadly the Coronavirus death count in the US has surpassed 700,000 this past Friday, and the percentages for fully vaccinate and people with at least one dose are at 56% and 65% respectively. If saving life is important, we can’t … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 26 Sep 2021

Seems like bad news occupy our attention more than anything else now-a-day. Maybe an unfortunate collateral of  being under the Coronavirus for more than 18 months. Headlines like the Covid-19 is now the deadliest epidemic this country has ever experienced … Continue reading

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Back-to-office?

  When I was setting my running goal earlier this year, the US looked promising in its fight against the Covid-19. Mass vaccinations were rolling out. The numbers of infection/ hospitalization/ death were trending downward. Surely, things will be back … Continue reading

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Another Autumn Equinox Under Covid-19

  When I wrote about it last year, my mood was bleak.  The fall & winter holiday season would be ruined. Virtual celebration is no comparison to in-person.  Blah. . blah. . blah.  Little did I expect the tenacity of … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 12 Sep 2021

Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  Two decades ago, the  09.11.2001 event changed America forever and started our long war on terror.  Have we achieved justice for the near three thousand lives lost on that day?  … Continue reading

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9/11 – Twenty Years Since

  Twenty years is a long time.  But the scenes from the 9/11 attacks on the US homeland remain as vivid as yesterday.  My children were toddlers at the time. Sad to say that terrorism has morphed into a fact … Continue reading

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Trying Time, Part 2

  Although the outlook for the Coronavirus is still uncertain, its impacts on our lives are readily apparent. Lives lost, stores closed, and social behaviors modified are cases in point.  But there are underlying fissures more than meets the eye.  … Continue reading

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Surviving The Covid-19

  Today is Labor Day in the US but also the day pandemic unemployment checks from the federal government ends.  Is it time to to go back to work (and school)?  Sure.  Except, the Coronavirus, fueled by its Delta variant, … Continue reading

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