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Re: Random Thoughts Anew
« Reply #105 on: August 23, 2020, 01:56:21 PM »
Hah, yes. Fortunately, no hail or downed trees this time.

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Re: Random Thoughts Anew
« Reply #106 on: August 23, 2020, 06:10:25 PM »
Eek! Dark clouds, rumbles, flashes.
alto_stratus, meet cumulonimbus

Indeed.

At least my friend won't have to go out and water her community garden across town tonight....

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Re: Random Thoughts Anew
« Reply #107 on: August 28, 2020, 05:00:09 AM »
A double a few days later...

No, " 12-bar blues" doesn't mean visiting a dozen local watering holes while despondent...

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Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.

Reprove not a scorner, lest they hate thee: rebuke the wise, and they will love thee.

Give instruction to the wise, and they will be yet wiser: teach the just, and they will increase in learning.

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Re: Random Thoughts Anew
« Reply #108 on: August 28, 2020, 06:51:07 AM »
It's Friday Haikus day in the Fun and Games board here.  Let's have some good ones today, all of you creative, witty people!

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Re: Random Thoughts Anew
« Reply #109 on: August 31, 2020, 08:41:20 PM »
I was wondering who might benefit by the uncertainty in Congress as to when and if Pandemic relief funds will be available to whichever citizens. Eureka, as folks were at some risk as they hoped money would get to them sooner rather later, they began to rely on car title loans, payday loans, and extended draws on their credit card cash availabilities. So, rentiers, of one ilk or another were benefiting!  And landlords, as well, that could operate despite the strain were anticipating receipt of hefty late charges.
Therefore, these folks that "make money off money" are getting a bonanza! And, though I am not sure of this, they are people, whether Democrat, Republican, or Foreign Speculators, that are very politically active in creating or extending financial environments that inure to their benefit. If you happen to be better versed in such matters, "check it out" and get back to me on your thoughts, please.
« Last Edit: August 31, 2020, 08:47:17 PM by Economizer »
So, I tried to straighten everything out and guess what I got for it.  No, really, just guess!

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Re: Random Thoughts Anew
« Reply #110 on: September 05, 2020, 12:08:52 PM »
^Unrelated random thought no. 1.

    I'm thinking maybe I should start dating things 2020/A.D.P. 1
     You know, for "anno domini pandemica," or something.

Random thought 2:

  Reading the fantasies purveyed by the self-styled, repressed "non-fake" media, I recall how it felt to construct the crystalline castles of fascized beliefs and ideas I held so tightly to as an 8th grader in Ohio in the 1960s.

It can be exhilarating, and exhausting, to get all those curvy, twisty facts "straight" enough to form the girders that frame such a clear, promising structure.

But it's something one has to outgrow to grow. Bending those curt facts straight does them a violence they don't deserve.

And like unseasoned green wood, they'll eventually start twisting back on themselves to return to their more natural curved shape...which isn't so great for girders you've already started building on...

OK, back to my 18th c. probate records....

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Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.

Reprove not a scorner, lest they hate thee: rebuke the wise, and they will love thee.

Give instruction to the wise, and they will be yet wiser: teach the just, and they will increase in learning.

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Re: Random Thoughts Anew
« Reply #111 on: September 15, 2020, 04:14:15 PM »
Why is it that every time (it seems) I see a screenshot from someone's phone the battery seems to be at near 0? Do only people who never charge their phones post screenshots?