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

Cooking, family, Philosophy, Recipe

Pavlova: A Sweet Cloud Confection

I had the privilege of attending a friend and fellow author‘s citizenship ceremony this last month, which was an amazing thing to see. Those of us who are born into it don’t think enough about the privileges we take for granted. The individual liberties, freedoms, and responsibilities we bear. It is our solemn duty to… Read More Pavlova: A Sweet Cloud Confection

Philosophy, science

Curmudgeon’s Corner: 6 Zillion Dollar Man

Written by Sanford Begley I was at the grocery a few days ago and a number of things ran through my mind and coalesced into a thought that bothers me. When is a disability an advantage? I’m not talking about a living off taxpayer money and claiming victim status advantage. I’m talking about a real… Read More Curmudgeon’s Corner: 6 Zillion Dollar Man

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

monster hunters, Philosophy

Curmudgeon’s Corner: You don’t need an AR-15

Cedar here: for the Indie Authors in my readers, I’m over at Mad Genius Club today with a post on covers, making art, and so forth. And having read the First Reader’s post today, I’m warning you! Bring a rag for any excess sarcasm drips.  Written by Sanford Begley You don’t need an AR-15. I’ve… Read More Curmudgeon’s Corner: You don’t need an AR-15

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