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Propane & Pop Stars

There’s a propane shortage in the USA.  People are paying over $5 per gallon.  People are complaining about it. WHY is the price up? I’ve seen reasons provided by the mainstream media.  The one I tend to favor is this:   Supplies are low because companies are sending it abroad to sell where money is worth more. Capitalism. […]

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Gratitude and Dead Sheep

I live where roads are more often dirt than paved.  Rural living.  It’s what I wanted. I went into town today.  Got a coat at the thrift store.  A heavy-duty canvas number which will keep me warm during the wet, muddy, cold winter months.  Also from the thrift store:  a book about a Native American […]

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Noble Work

If work were so pleasant, the rich would keep it for themselves.  (Mark Twain) In my small-town Texas, USA upbringing I was taught work was the noble cause.  Being a hard worker for society is good.  You are contributing to our human endeavor.  I don’t find it to be that simple. There are different kinds […]

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