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Friday, January 1, 2016

2016 Is Here



Worth remembering and resolving to do — even as we, willingly or unwillingly, become more and more immersed in election-year politics:


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18 comments:

  1. Already? I haven't finished reading THIS years books.

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    1. The homeschool group with which I'm associated has established a bookworm club. Parents and the teacher are participating, too. Keeps all of us reading more!

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  2. Hell for me would be standing in the rain with no umbrella and nothing to read.

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    1. Adrienne, would you also be drinking a Pina Colada? :)

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  3. My New Years Wish:

    If we could only nullify the entire last 7 years, and remove the most useless President to ever inhabit the Oval Office, it would be a really great trick, or Miracle, and it would make me feel pretty damn good...

    But, if the incoming President can get it done next year, well, there may be a chance for America yet..

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    1. Happy New Year to you and your missus, Odie.

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  5. Confucious very wise. My dear elderly aunt died reading, found sitting up with a book open in her lap. It was one of the blessings of her later years that her eyes were good, as she was a teacher and loved to read.

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    1. I hope that I go that way!

      Your aunt was very blessed that her eyes were so healthy. Even in this age of medical advances, eye troubles can be vexing -- or worse,

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  6. AOW, those images are fabulous...apart and together; very well done...
    and yes, READING....gad, if I ONLY had time to read the books I have stacked up ... I'm trying!

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  7. I'm reading news on the internet every day. About the only time I have a book in my hands is my weekly Sunday afternoon at the beach where history and biographies are my usual fare. Just finished President Bush's memoir.

    As for 2016 I wish I could say I am optimistic about the New Year. But I see the problems of the last few years getting bigger and more bloody not less so. I don't see any change in that for 2016.

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    1. Mike,
      I'm forcing myself to do at least some reading outside the political sphere.

      I'm not optimistic about 2016, either. I think that it's quite possible that hot war will break out in the Middle East -- and maybe elsewhere, too.

      Glad my parents didn't live to see this mess!

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    1. Same to ya!

      The blogosphere is going to get hotter and hotter the closer we get to the November Elections. Could be some fun I all that heat.

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