Category Archives: communication

YouTube, The New Frontier

  I touched on the coming age of television in my last posting about wanting to be a  young boy again.  It was an exciting time for the visual medium.   The future for television was wide open.  The first monumental … Continue reading

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HERE COME THE JUDGE

Well, it’s election time around these parts. We have a ballot full of judges coming up for election at the end of August. I already got my mail-in ballot this week. And along with it there’s been a load of … Continue reading

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UPDATE ON MY “JUST DO IT!” BOOK

Today’s posting is about writing. If you are more interested in Mr. Rogers, I suggest you read Ron’s Omnibus. There’s a good piece there about the new Mr. Rogers documentary. Just look for the Ron’s Omnibus ad in the right-hand … Continue reading

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EGADS! ANOTHER BOOK!

So here’s what happened. I have a bunch of grandkids and several of them have grown up enough to go out and join the workforce of America. And as they put in their hours of hard labor they are beginning … Continue reading

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SO YOU WANNA SELF-PUBLISH A BOOK –HOLD THAT THOUGHT!

As most of you know—and one quick glance at my blog will tell you—I am an author and publisher of books. No secret there. Most of you also know that I am self-published. The trendy, more sophisticated calling card reads … Continue reading

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HEY! DIDN’T I TELL YOU NOT TO BOTHER ME?

I think we have reached the saturation point…or else it’s another sign that my retirement, which is now in its unbelievable 12th year, has taken me out of the mainstream and numbed my senses. So what is it I’m trying … Continue reading

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THE “C” WORD

Every once in a while I run across a word that seems to hook me in. It makes me stop and think about it, what it means and, yes, I attempt to use it in a sentence. Sometimes it’s an … Continue reading

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DRIVE, SHE SAID!

Today I drove for about half an hour with Rosemarie over in the passenger seat. Now, that may not sound unusual, especially because it was the norm for some 45 years or so…but not no more.  The most I drive … Continue reading

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HONK IF YOU x HONKING

Ok class, in today’s social studies lesson we will learn about several human social characteristics. These include temper control, courtesy, remorse, humility and refrain from calling a fellow human being an asshole. My son and I made a trip together … Continue reading

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LET THE STORY BEGIN

I have begun researching what will probably be my last book. It is based on the incredible photograph my niece discovered during her extensive research into our family history. The photograph is of a distant cousin whose branch in the … Continue reading

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