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Rick Ladd
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Professional Eclectic - Native of Spaceship Earth
Professional Eclectic - Native of Spaceship Earth

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Viewing a nostalgic video sent to me today, I was reminded of an old horror movie, Creature From the Black Lagoon, that made a deep impression on my at 7-years-old and caused not a little embarrassment for my parents.

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I knew it was coming, but I just spaced the fact that two days ago was exactly when I hit being ten years older than my father was when he died. He was approximately two months shy of his 60th birthday and I’m a little less than two months shy of my 70th.…

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I received my Master’s degree in Knowledge Management from the Tseng College of Extended Learning at California State University Northridge (CSUN) in 2009. Shortly afterward, the University decided to cancel the program. Recently, I received a request to…

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Originally posted on AfroSapiophile: What ever happened to those white folks from those old photos? A few months ago from this day of publishing, I had an interesting discussion with a white guy at work.  The subject of riots came up.  Pretty much, he…

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My opinion of Superbowl, circa 2011. Guess I wasn't all that impressed. ;)

Is Superbowl fundamentally any different than St. Patrick's Day? OK - Maybe more food, but just as much alcohol, eh?

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A little while back I received an email from a woman who had come across this blog and, specifically, had perused posts tagged with the word “retirement.” She wrote me that “a combination of my father being downsized in his 60s and my mother falling ill…

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Nine years ago I had a nice chunk of flesh removed from my left lower back to remove a Melanoma. They also took a couple of lymph nodes from under my left arm and the left side of my groin. Tests all proved negative and, save for becoming a vampire, I’d…

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Why wear an American Flag pin and a British tie? Just wondering.

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If folks like Pat Robertson believe God punishes us with natural disasters, he would have to admit God must be rewarding California for rejecting Marmalade Mussolini.

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An almost 11-year-old, non-anachronistic post, one of my first on Blogger, which reads to me like I could have written it today.
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