Category: Opinion

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Day 1,680 – A Gentle Defense of Facebook

I agree with all the opinions stating Facebook and its dear leader must do more to combat the misleading and out-and-out false paid advertising infesting the platform. But I’d also like to point out users could do more to improve the situation as well.

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Day 1,358 – Grind This

Got Beef? Not too long ago there was a ground beef recall issued. I took the opportunity to trash the American beef industry and toot my own horn in the process on Facebook. The...

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Day 1,300 – Write What You Know

Poop Bags Reading the comments at Amazon regarding dog poop bags is exhausting. Between the emotionally fraught ones, the lack of punctuation in many, the less than common spellings of words, and the occasional...

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Day 653 – Just a Game

Years ago, decades really, I participated in an unforgettable high school class led by an excellent teacher. A brief discussion that arose out of that class has been on my mind of late.

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Day 433 – I Call Bullsh*t

A while back our aging cat, Mora, was diagnosed with, essentially, feline diabetes. The vet tested her urine and found it to be extremely high in unprocessed sugars. The immediate result of this test...

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Day 417 – Opposite of Locavore

The two frozen pizzas above are an nigh perfect illustration of the preposterously unsustainable trajectory we as a species currently travel. And, just to add insult to injury, they tasted terrible.