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Tuesday’s Temptation:  Not Being Curious

Tuesday’s Temptation: Not Being Curious

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I waffled about what today's post is:  Not Being Curious or Forgetting. It is about how we approach history. Do we forget the unpleasant bits? Or are humans not curious enough to ask questions raising up the unpleasant bits? Maybe both. But for today, I'll go with not being curious. I just got back from Grenada. It is beautiful there. I had no idea what to expect. I have only been to the Caribbean once about 30 years ago when I literally won a trip in a drawing to go to the Cayman Islands. I chose Grenada because we were recommended to go to an all-inclusive resort for a change--we normally camp and do lots of work on vacations. The suggestion was to take it easy, I believe. Also, my hubs was tired of doing so much work during our camping vacations. For once, a little pampering was in o...
Daily Practice for October 21, 2016

Daily Practice for October 21, 2016

Word:  Yesterday was bananas crazy. I was driving to a meeting and traveling from Tukwila, WA to the north of Seattle, WA. In Highline, which is in south Seattle, I was driving down the street and heard sirens. I looked around and saw the siren coming around the corner. I could barely see the siren above the tall things that were between us. I slowed down and pulled to the right. Then, roaring around the corner came five police cars chasing another car. The car made a wide turn into my side of the street while the police were forcing the car towards me in an attempt to either get him to stop or crash into me. The car slammed on their brakes. My eyes widened and my grip on the steering wheel intensified. You know how when you slam on the brakes everything goes into straight and strong (...