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The Curse of Minecraft

My 7 year old granddaughter was playing Minecraft on her IPad. I guess you aren’t C00L if you’re a kid and don’t have an IPad. Hers was acquired second hand from her mom. Anyway she was smashing and building all types of blocky things and telling me about all kinds of monsters that inhabit the software program. She was spending summer days with us as her parents worked, the game program helped keep her busy....

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Strange Culture

From my observation and experience I think I understand a little more about the nature of human communication. There is a large group of us who are outspoken and like to speak up and be heard and identified by others. Some of that group are well educated and intelligent although the two terms are NOT synonymous. Another portion will just say or write anything to be recognized. The remaining few are pure babbling idiots. I am...

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The Ant’s Retirement

I have decided that retirement is a line to cross and is not a hole in which to hide. I think the term today is active retirement rather than suspended animation. It is just a point or event in time, like a birthdate. I am born into a new way of thinking and living. As with a new baby, I fill my lungs with a new source of Oxygen and learn to breathe by first...

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The Big Bang

I created a replacement for an online forum (TEDEX) which is now called POSTEX Forums. It has gathered no moss so to speak. At least the legitimate kind I was looking for. POSTEX is kind of an answer to a question that no one is asking. From the movie A Field of Dreams there is a quote, “Build it and they will come.” I built it and as what happened in the old TEDEX forum...

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