BLOOD ON THE KEYBOARD: Plenty of Time

Let’s start with some history. Between 429 and 426 BC, the Plague of Athens killed between 75,000 and 100,000 people in Greece. The cause(s) of the plague are unknown, but the general consensus is that people in those ancient times were dealing with something like typhoid fever, hemorrhagic fever, or typhus.  Roughly 2,500 years later, …

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BLOOD ON THE KEYBOARD: Clearing My Mind I

I’m not going for anything cohesive today. Just whatever comes up. I’ll do this once in a while in BOtK. Hopefully it’s worth reading. Looking for silver linings today as the world continues to change. Maybe we come out the other side of all this with a dramatically changed understanding of how we were living. …

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BLOOD ON THE KEYBOARD: Shocked and Disappointed

A common refrain I’m seeing on social media and hearing elsewhere is how shocked and disappointed people are by the people they thought they knew. Family. Friends. Neighbors. “They’re hoarding toilet paper? How stupid!”  “She doesn’t need to buy that much food. I thought she was more considerate of others.”  “He’s so young. Why is …

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Care Package for Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020

Happy Birthday: Alexander Hamilton, politician/economist/lawyer/statesman265 years oldBorn Jan. 11, 1755 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FX30cO4f26g Music: Witches’ Wrath by Bridge City Sinners https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNi5X2NUbZ8 50 States, 100 Weeks: The Oddporium Gallery of the Peculiar & Bizarre, Arden, DE Photo credit: oddporium.com Minimalist Movie Poster Art: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Photo credit: mmminimal.com Poetry: The Virus by Jericho …

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