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Archive for the ‘Speakers’ Corner’ Category

Posted by pinkpantheroz On Nov - 16 - 2014 37 COMMENTS
Noel Purcell2

My father was Noel Purcell, Actor, Comedian and Freeman of the City of Dublin. I do want to share the real man behind the Stage and Screen star, his pride in his work, his incredible humility for all his success but most of all, I want to show him as MY DAD!

Posted by Nirek On Nov - 8 - 2014 43 COMMENTS
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Test yourself. Can you think of other words in our (not hour) language that either are spelled the same but mean something else? Or spelled differently but pronounced the same?

Posted by sillylittleme On Oct - 28 - 2014 27 COMMENTS
voting-booth

Martha Coakley reminds me of Hillary Clinton to the extent that she is clearly intelligent, cares about the issues, yet fails to connect to the citizenry.

Posted by pinkpantheroz On Sep - 23 - 2014 5 COMMENTS
1963_march_on_washington

It is 50 years since the Civil rights Movement began to grow tall. But, 50 years later, despite Federal Laws, states are still denying voting rights to American Citizens and are even using underhand means to keep the minorities ‘in their place’.

Posted by Nirek On Jul - 18 - 2014 2 COMMENTS
IsthmusOfPanama

We decided to go from the Pacific ocean to the Atlantic ocean. It took us a week to hike 117 miles across the Isthmus of Panama. The Army used helicopters to support us. They flew in and dropped C rations and cases of Coke and fresh water for us.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jul - 17 - 2014 13 COMMENTS
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I had received this phone call three times before. At about one in the afternoon my phone rang. I wasn’t expecting anyone to call and I thought it might be just another telemarketer or maybe a wrong number. Looking back, I wish it had been one or the other. The […]

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jul - 13 - 2014 23 COMMENTS
Thunderstorm

Yet, there was something magical about that night, maybe the electricity in the air, the astounding lightening strikes, the pounding rain, the roaring wind, or the so, so freshness of the rain cleansed air.

Posted by Nirek On Jul - 5 - 2014 52 COMMENTS
the fox kit and mom

These pictures are random from my “game camera”. I set it in a couple places around my house. I get many critters that show up.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jul - 1 - 2014 2 COMMENTS
Jersey Boys

The Story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons may have mixed reviews but for a theater full of baby boomers who joined the cast in singing Sherri during the closing credits it was a Five Star experience.

Posted by Nirek On Jun - 26 - 2014 68 COMMENTS
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I don’t care what you call it, but there is something we all think of as God, Mother Nature, or some kind of Higher Power.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jun - 20 - 2014 30 COMMENTS
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    Throughout the history of mankind, there has been war, starvation, slavery, injustice, man’s deliberate inhumanity toward his fellow man. There has always been those with wealth and power looming over, abusing, using, ruling with iron fists, war mongering, murdering, cheating, stealing, all the while rejoicing in their supposed […]

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jan - 17 - 2014 10 COMMENTS

Scenes From the Divided Highway is my first poetry collection. These poems were written between the mid eighties through to the early nineties.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Dec - 19 - 2013 29 COMMENTS
intelligent_design

Of course the arguments over intelligent design are many and varied as are those involving creationism, which, in my opinion is not quite the same as intelligent design.

Posted by SmotPoker On Dec - 18 - 2013 17 COMMENTS
Detroit Redwings

Years ago I lived in Colorado Springs, CO. One night my wife, and I went to dinner with a friend of ours, and her 4 year old son. It was deep into the winter, it was quite cold, and there was black ice everywhere. We went to the local Joe’s […]

Posted by SueInCa On Nov - 25 - 2013 4 COMMENTS
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You can make a living as an artist if you pursue your goals. Fred Kaye ceramics are for sale on a lot of sites as collector’s items now. What a great thing to leave as a legacy, something that lasts through the years and makes our world a bit better place.

Posted by AdLib On Aug - 26 - 2013 45 COMMENTS
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