Category Archives: Opinions

My Grandpa always said, “Opinions are like a**holes, everybody’s got one!” These are mine.

Au Revoir But Not Goodbye

Hello Friends, After posting images for Thursday Doors for a little over six years and hosting it as a link-up event for five and a half, the time has come for me to step away. Once next week’s Thursday Doors post … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget – Why We Wear the Poppy

Long-time followers will recognize this; for you newer followers this post is a variation on a subject I speak about on this day every year. The armistice that ended battlefield hostilities during World War I started at the eleventh hour, … Continue reading

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The Self-Isolation Diaries – Entry #1

Dear Diary, Hey there Diary, how’ya been? It has been one hell of a long time hasn’t it? I thought I’d start writing to you again in an attempt to get ‘unblocked’ if you will. Yes ‘unblocked’ is the right … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Year End Recap Reminder

With the holidays fast approaching I wanted to take a minute to remind everyone that this coming Thursday December 20th will be our last #ThursdayDoors link-up post for 2018. Regardless of whether you are a regular Thursday Doors contributor or not, … Continue reading

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Twenty-One Questions About Music

A few days ago I found this fun list of music related questions on The Only Deadhead In The Hameau so I decided to give it a go myself. If anyone wants to play along I traced it back to … Continue reading

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22 Random Questions About Food

I’ve seen this fun food questionnaire pop up on a number of blogs lately. As best I can tell Patience of Willow seems to be the original source, so thank you Willow for putting this list together. If you don’t mind I’m going to … Continue reading

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About Your Recent Facebook Friend Request

I’d like to say “I don’t Facebook” but the truth is that like 1.4 billion others I do have a personal FB account. For a number of reasons I don’t spend much time on there anymore. I better not get … Continue reading

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Curling 101

Every four years the winter Olympics come along and people all over the world sit in front of their TV’s watching teams of athletes slide down a sheet of ice with a piece of granite in their hands while they … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2017 – Hello 2018

Happy New Year everyone! The start of another year is always a good time to look back at how things went last year and plan out where we want to go in the new one. For the stats fans out … Continue reading

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Advice For Young Men – 8 Tips for Not Behaving Like a Sexual Predator

For my newer followers my Advice for Young Men series usually pokes fun at the differences between men and women. You can read some previous installments here and here. I’m overdue for a good rant though, so today’s post isn’t very funny. … Continue reading

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