Tag: writing

September 29, 2018 / / 500 Words!
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What was I thinking with Face Book?

#Deletefacebook!

Just did it. Been on the verge for a few months, but finally tired of being used for Zuckerberg’s benefit. And it is for his benefit and no one else’s. Sure, advertisers make hay off his back, but they could care less about ethics. “Z” has fallen into the same mix like so many others that have stumbled into the billion dollar bracket.

Suddenly it’s the “all’s fair in love and war” type attitude. The general public are nothing more than pawns to be moved about for fun and profit. “Z” has without doubt been schooled by others to think he is providing some priceless service to mankind. Sorta like

September 19, 2018 / / 500 Words!
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Will one word describe it?

Nobody gets away with just one word. Right? A popular trend these days offers challenges to say it with 50 words or less. Tell your life story in just ten words. There are even six word efforts with examples.

Now ask yourself, do you want to be limited to the number of words to say what’s on your mind? Details! How is it possible to fully explain or describe anything without the specifics? Who really wants

October 4, 2017 / / At Large
August 18, 2017 / / 500 Words!
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Riding A Camel In Morocco

Do you dare to do…what? Is going along with conventional ideas and pressures where you feel comfortable? That’s what is generally referred to as going with the flow. Following the crowd. Doing whatever, because someone else does. You get the idea.

The opposite for most is just too scary. Daring to do what you love absolutely falls into that category. What’s more frightening is most have no idea what they love to do. You’ve heard that question. If you could do anything you wanted and money was not the objective, what would you do? Suppose you couldn’t

July 22, 2017 / / Alan's Adventures
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Altitude Sign At Jose Rivas Refuge on Volcano Cotopaxi 2017

One more Bucket List item, or sorta, removed. Since the Ecuadorian Volcano, Cotopaxi, is considered in an eruptive state, scaling to the top is still off limits. No, there is no actual eruption, at least in the sense of lava flowing from the top. No huge molten boulders flying

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