Monthly Archives: July 2011

Chimney Rock RV park, July 21

We leave The First Inn (first of what?) by nine and drive an aggravating loop around Pagosa Spring’s poorly planned uptown, fighting through hoards of vacationing Texans in SUVs. [“Pa” means water, and “gosa”, boiling.]  We unintentionally end up the … Continue reading

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photo challenge: colorful

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new old bike

Finding a vintage Schwinn on a Friday night of combing intangible want ads (we call it Craig’s list).  Lo and behold you can afford it, and bring it home on Saturday morning and give it a good scrub down.  The … Continue reading

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miniature

Is the person in the old Buck Rogers movie  (1932 or so) who handled “miniature effects” called a miniaturist, or a miniature effectualist? Perhaps  a minimalist? Or maybe a “minimal effects” artist?

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photo challenge: old fashioned

I usually don’t post photos of myself, but this one seemed to fit the theme. It was taken a month ago, but could pass for fifty years ago.

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On freedom

Tomorrow is our nation’s Independence Day.  A few hundred years ago, the thirteen British colonies freed themselves from the mother land.  A few months ago, Egyptians freed themselves of their decades-long dictator; then Libya, Syria and Yemen rose up against … Continue reading

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The “graphic” difference between video game violence and the brothers Grimm

The “graphic” difference between video game violence and the grimm brothers fairy tales. In this essay, I will discuss a recent supreme court decision which overturned a ban on violent video games in California. For the background information, here is … Continue reading

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photo challenge: sky

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