Tag Archives: Introspection

Identity Crisis Over

Over 35 years ago, I wrote a weekly column entitled, “Etcetera, etc.” As a follow up on my last post, “It’s All About Me, Me, Me…Effie,” I’m including it here. This should prove that the more things change, the more they … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Your Photography

In my younger, more feisty days, I might discover someone staring at me and say, “Take a picture. It’ll last longer.” How rude of me! I’ve mellowed out by God’s grace, but the principle remains true. Pictures are more reliable than … Continue reading

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Mirrors: Cracking the Case

“Break a mirror and you’ll have seven years of bad luck.” That was one of my father’s silly superstitions.    What is true, I discovered just this morning on the brown and purple envelope of my instant oatmeal: In 1291, a … Continue reading

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