Category Archives: Social Observations

What and How I See my fellow Americans acting. And how I Feel about it.

Open Thread Thursday: Greta Thunberg

Continuing with the theme of Women’s History Month, I present a young woman of growing renown who will continue to have an impact on the world stage: Greta Thunberg. Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg FRSGS (Swedish: [ˈɡrêːta ˈtʉ̂ːnbærj] (About this … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Women’s Suffrage

It’s another installment of our Award Winning series Open Thread Thursday! This week, Women’s Suffrage. Read on to learn more! Women’s suffrage is the right of women to vote in elections. Beginning in the late 19th century, besides women working … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Women’s History Month

Last month was Black History Month in the United States and I dropped the ball in recognizing that. So, in order to avoid being the bumbling fool I am for a second straight month, I present today’s Open Thread Thursday … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: African-American Research Library and Cultural Center

It’s another Open Thread Thursday! I really should’ve done this one sooner, as February is Black History Month. Apologies all around for dropping the ball on this. Today’s topic: the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center! The African-American Research Library … Continue reading

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Fear and the Working Man

Fear is a powerful motivator. It can keep us safe, surely, but it also holds us back. Fear can stop us from attaining our goals or living our lives as proudly as we wish. Don’t get me wrong, fear has … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Pantyhose

It’s time for another Open Thread Thursday. Today’s topic: pantyhose. Enjoy! Pantyhose, called sheer tights in the United Kingdom and a few other countries, are close-fitting legwear covering the wearer’s body from the waist to the toes. Mostly considered to … Continue reading

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The Riddle of Friendship

As I’ve stated elsewhere, I don’t have a lot of friends. If you were to look on my Facebook friends list, you’d see 83 friends, as of this writing. That sounds like a lot, but when you stack that against … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Coronavirus

It’s Thursday! Which means it’s time for OPEN THREAD THURSDAY! This week’s topic: coronavirus! Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, the viruses cause respiratory infections which are typically mild including the … Continue reading

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Concerned World Citizen

I’m a concerned world citizen. Sure, I am an American (don’t hold that against me, please) but I’m also a citizen of the world, a member of the human species, and quite concerned about the state of the world as … Continue reading

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Regrets

Regrets are the biggest issue for me. As I get older, I recently suffered my 49th birthday, I realize that my regrets are weighing on me more and more these days. Chief among these regrets is that I got old. … Continue reading

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