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Archive for December 13, 2020


Green – it’s common color in prisons…. I didn’t see/recognize the face in the door. Yeah, he looks good in green… orange jumpsuit to follow.

trea·son/ˈtrēzən/ Learn to pronounce nounnoun: treason; noun: high treason; plural noun: high treasons

  1. the crime of betraying one’s country, especially by attempting to kill the sovereign or overthrow the government.”they were convicted of treason”

Representative Adam Kinzinger, Republican of Illinois, was harsher, warning his party on Twitter against excesses like the secession talk thrown around on Friday by Texas G.O.P. chairman Allen West or any further efforts by Republicans to stoke false hopes among their voters.

“I want to be clear: the Supreme Court is not the deep state,” Mr. Kinzinger wrote in one tweet. “The case had no merit and was dispatched 9-0. There was no win here. Complaining and bellyaching is not a manly trait, it’s actually sad. Real men accept a loss with grace.”


As in… knocked my socks off. Dave sent this. iPhone. It’s the Oregon coast. He’s camping. This is his sunset. There are pictures. Some are better than others. This would easily be in my category of “keepers.” Stunning, it’s got that ephemeral quality that technical excellence cannot surpass. I could take this picture too. But there would not be the nuance of artistry that Dave has captured. What else is there to say. It’s like taste and smell. The descriptive cannot match the sensation you personally experience in appreciating this image.