Monthly Archives: October 2019

2019 update on Brodnax plan

Keeping up with our plans for our forests. Tract 1 Acres: 20 Forest Type: Longleaf pine Species Present: Loblolly & longleaf pine, ailanthus, American sycamore, sweet gum, yellow poplar, eastern red cedar, hackberry, shortleaf pine, Virginia pine, mockernut hickory, white … Continue reading

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What TV programs did you watch as a kid

What television programs did you watch when you were growing up? My Story Worth for this week. The ubiquity of television We were lucky to have two televisions when I was growing up, and one of them lodged in my … Continue reading

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More From Less

The free market system works & all successful societies today are free market democracies. Free market democracies vary from the social democracies like Denmark and the less government involved democracies like the USA or Australia, but they are of the … Continue reading

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The Invention of Nature

Humboldt is the most “famous” guy you have never heard of. His influence is big. Alexander von Humboldt influenced Thoreau, Darwin & environmentalists generally in the most recent centuries. More thing are named for Humboldt than probably for anybody else. … Continue reading

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Possessed by Memory

  About this website amazon.com Possessed by Memory: The Inward Light of Criticism In arguably his most personal and lasting work, America’s most daringly…   The Closing of the American Mind” was a great book that correctly called out identity … Continue reading

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Oak, longleaf and loblolly

I had not planned to stay overnight, but I felt too tired to drive home, so I stayed at Fairfield in Emporia. Not planning to stay, I didn’t have my computer, my phone was almost out of power & I … Continue reading

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The Washington War

ust lucky they did not have Twitter in those days. We think of Roosevelt time and just after World War II as a golden age of American diplomacy and cooperation, and it really was probably the best time ever, but … Continue reading

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Running, being and artery disease

Running was a big part of my life.  I ran for the usual reason like fitness & weight control, but I mostly ran for what I can only call spiritual reasons.  Running was how I felt in touch with myself … Continue reading

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What are some of your special talents

What are some of your special talents? Story worth There is an old saying that if you really want to flatter somebody, tell them exactly what they think of themselves.  Since this a self-assessment, please take that into account. First … Continue reading

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Cutting brush

My right arm and hand, left shoulder and both legs hurt today, but I had fun and did some useful work cutting corridors for the fires we plan this winter. The weather was cool on Saturday and not hot on … Continue reading

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