Society

Blessed Litha/Summer Solstice/Wednesday

Today at 00:24 (well, for us here in the Eastern Time Zone, at least) the Summer Solstice occurred, marking not only the longest day of the year, but the official beginning of summer. It is a time that some celebrate spiritually; for others it is merely another Wednesday. In...

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The Crystal Ballroom

Last weekend we were honored to attend the wedding of our friends. The reception was held at the Lafayette Grande, an historical building in Pontiac, Michigan. Built in 1923 as Masonic Lodge, it has been restored to its original grandeur. Even standing on the old stone steps of the...

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Squeak

This was written by my uncle, Roger Bodo, after watching the live video of the #WomenMarch to DC.  

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Change begins with one

Yesterday was just another day: laid back and seemingly inconsequential. That is, until I thought about it. I was out running errands and was dressed rather plainly in jeans, Punisher tee-shirt, and faded ball cap. As I walked toward the building out walked a very well-dressed senior couple. I...

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Become the light

It matters not which candidate you voted for, be it Trump, Clinton, Johnson, Stein, or the Flying Spaghetti Monster. It matters not what each of them has done, may do, nor what they may or may not have said. Your life, meanwhile, how you live it, and how you act...

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Various images from my time on Belle Isle!

A Detroit gem and Michigan’s 102nd state park, this 987-acre island has something for everyone. I have not been to the island since I was a boy and when the opportunity came to do some photography I was that little boy once more. With a tripod, zoom lens, and...

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Online game has Belgians hunting #books instead of #Pokémon

Inspired by the success of Pokémon Go, a Belgian primary school headmaster has developed an online game for people to search for books instead of cartoon monsters, attracting tens of thousands of players in weeks. http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/offbeat/belgians-are-hunting-books-instead-of-pokemon/ar-BBw6N9W?ocid=st The perfect, and logical, progression of Little Free Libraries on a larger scale....

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An Observation

Today’s observation, courtesy of #NonSequitur by Wiley Miller, August 27, 2016 GoComics http://www.gocomics.com/nonsequitur/2016/08/27#.V8Gdyzmad3I.twitter

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The Hypocrisy of Political Correctness

Language is the most important aspect of the human condition. I am not talking about vocal or gestural communication- most species on this planet do that. I am talking about the written and spoken words that make up the various languages of cultures around the world- my “Je suis”...

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