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Places At The Table

1960 – there are 100 places at the table. White men sit at all of them. As it should be. 1970 – there are 100 places at the table. White men sit at 99 of them. Change is good. 1980 – there are 100 places at the table. White men sit at 97 of them. […]

October 15, 2019 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Life, Politics

Harassment/Misconduct/Criminal Behavior

Well, The Rock Test wasn’t what I was expecting (I was thinking “rock”, not “Rock”), but yes, it’s valid. This all has been yet another revelation in my life. It’s a bit like my experience with work/office affairs (no, I’ve never had one of those, that isn’t what I mean. And I’m not trying to […]

October 27, 2017 · Harry · No Comments
Posted in: Life

Please Don’t Stop Trying

When I was in Belfast 10 days ago, I saw the “peace wall” and got depressed. The progress I thought they had made really isn’t there. Basically, they’ve stopped killing each other, which is good, for sure, but you just get the feeling that it could all come crashing down with one incident. Our cab […]

October 3, 2017 · Harry · No Comments
Posted in: Life, Politics

Walking Man Update

An update to an earlier post from September, 2014: I’ve continued to walk. Since August 2014, I’ve walked 3,146 miles – 6,768,965 steps; I’ve worn out 4 pairs of shoes; and I’ve seen lots of things and thought about many more. It’s still the best part of the day. About 9 years ago, I started […]

May 1, 2016 · Harry · No Comments
Posted in: Life, Walks

Time

There’s an old cemetery that I’ve walked through on occasion – a couple of times when I was helping to clean up and plant some antique roses among the headstones, a couple of times when I was just walking around. The cemetery dates back to the 1820s, and holds the remains of several Mississippi governors […]

January 24, 2016 · Harry · One Comment
Posted in: Life, Mississippi, Nature, Philosophy