Category Archives: Commentary

Thinking?

Here I go again…I often wonder from where these thoughts come, but they do and seek expression through the power of words. How far back can you remember? Take a moment and direct your mind to find your earliest thoughts. Sweep all distractions from your mind and with some silent concentration you will be able to guide your memory to the time when your mind was new and unencumbered with intellectual illusions in boxes of time. Once you are there get comfortable and will the…

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True and False

Good Morning Friends, I can’t wait for this election to be over. I said the same thing the last presidential election and the one before that. Rumor, lies and innuendo run rampant in our media outlets and especially on the Internet. I was sent another false claim the other day. It was a fake receipt allegedly signed by Michele Obama from the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City for over four hundred dollars for a lobster dinner for two including caviar and Champagne. The…

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Doom and Gloom

Good Morning all, My friend Bob said to me yesterday there is so much doom and gloom out there when we have so much for which to be thankful. How about writing a poem and post about that? OK, Bob, here it is: Doom and Gloom© 2008 Rolland G. Smith Let’s choose some words and play a gameTo fit our national mood.For some it’s doom and some it’s blame;A few are misconstrued. But I am sad in what I readFor gloom is part of it.Investors…

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The Mighty Oaks

Hello Friends and by the way, if I haven’t said thank you for logging in from time to time, I do so now. What a glorious day this has been in the east. I live in the mid-Hudson valley approximately midway between New York City and Albany, New York. The fall this year was spectacular. I say, “was” since most of it is now past peek and replacing it is the season of the “drab”; a place between colorful fall and white winter. Being still…

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