Curmudgeon's Corner, Philosophy

Curmudgeon’s Corner: I Miss Newspapers

Written by Sanford Begley I miss newspapers. Yeah I know, they still exist. In fact it was seeing one the other day that brought this on. There was an article on the drought this summer comparing it with historical norms and detailing local conditions. That type of article is what I miss. Well that and… Read More Curmudgeon’s Corner: I Miss Newspapers

childhood, Curmudgeon's Corner, family

Curmudgeon’s Corner: Fads and Mainstreaming

Written by Sanford Begley DU2 and DU3 are into Anime, Manga, and DC universe fanfics and side characters. There is a possibility they will be coming to live with us permanently this fall. What they worry about is whether they can find anyone of their fandom in this area. You see they are, in the… Read More Curmudgeon’s Corner: Fads and Mainstreaming

Curmudgeon's Corner, Dog, family

Curmudgeon’s Corner: Dogs Can Be Jealous

(Cedar here – I wrote a funny metaphor story today over at the Mad Genius Club in which said jealous dog plays a part. You may enjoy it.) Written by Sanford Begley My stepchildren are in for a visit this summer, well number Daughter units 2 and 3 and Son unit 1.  Their mother is… Read More Curmudgeon’s Corner: Dogs Can Be Jealous

Curmudgeon's Corner, Ethics and Morals

Curmudgeon’s Corner: Ethical Programming?

Written by Sanford Begley The murder of five police officers and the wounding of nine others was ended through use of a remote bomb detonation device erroneously called a robot by the mainstream media. Drone would have been a much more accurate word, but we must allow for the lack of knowledge and intelligence among… Read More Curmudgeon’s Corner: Ethical Programming?

Curmudgeon's Corner, gardening, Musing

Curmudgeon’s Corner: Rural Vs Urban

Written by Sanford Begley Rural vs Urban: Who Looks Ahead? I started making breakfast this morning, I had a craving for gravy and biscuits. I started the oven preheating and opened the refrigerator to get out ingredients. No milk! For much of my life I have lived in rural areas and that would have meant… Read More Curmudgeon’s Corner: Rural Vs Urban

Curmudgeon's Corner, History, passion, Philosophy

I’m Not Feeling It/I’m Feeling It

This is probably the first time that the First Reader and I have done the same post, but different viewpoints. So what you’re reading is first Sanford, then Cedar. Here’s our Fourth of July thoughts. Happy Independence Day! Sanford Today is the fourth day of July in the year 2016. I am normally excited by… Read More I’m Not Feeling It/I’m Feeling It

Curmudgeon's Corner, Philosophy

Curmudgeon’s Corner: Trust Today

Written by Sanford Begley Trust. According to research, our society is considered a high trust society. This means that if your new neighbor comes over and wants to borrow a pair of pruning shears you don’t think twice, you let him. This is made possible because our society is a high trust one. We do… Read More Curmudgeon’s Corner: Trust Today