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Ralph Couey
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Never make a decision when going uphill.
Never make a decision when going uphill.

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The Last Real Team
Eric Hosmer's mad...no, insane  dash home and what was the penultimate moment of the 2015 World Series. © 2015 Newsday Copyright © 2017 by Ralph F. Couey Written content only. It was magic.  There's no other way to describe that moment on a cool November ni...

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The Challenge of the Final Frontier
NASA, Apollo 8 Copyright © 2017 by Ralph F. Couey Written content only Curiosity.  Wonder.  That persistent desire to know the unknown, to answer the unanswerable.  It is a fundamental part of our human makeup, whether a scientist or explorer, or any of the...

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"The BIg Short" and The Curse of Earned Cynicism
The U.S. housing market in 2008. (US Atomic Energy Commission/Department of Energy) Copyright © 2017 by Ralph F. Couey Written Content Only Movies come out by the dozens every year, some good, most so-so, some which were not worth the effort.  But once in a...

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Finding Passion in Words of Freedom
From Monticello.org Copyright © 2017 by Ralph F. Couey Of the many things we Americans take for granted, at the top, or close to it, are what are called the founding documents, those incredible collections of wisdom that established our country, and to a la...

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Building Something New From the Rubble of the Past
Ultra Deep Field Image from the Hubble Space Telescope NASA/JPL 2014 Copyright © 2017 by Ralph F. Couey I often find myself in idle contemplation of the universe.  Looking up on a clear night, I can see about 10,000 stars, each one demonstrating to me the f...

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Hiking, Part 43
Copyright © 2017 by Ralph F. Couey Words and pictures Today, in our fifth week as Coloradans, we took to the trails to take our first hike since moving here in January.  For the last three weeks, I had been industriously walking the concrete paths (I won't ...

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The Mess of Role Reversal
Chicken Parmesan.... ...and Italian-Style Meat Loaf Picture credits?  Not sure, but  they're all better at cooking than I am. Why is it mine never look this good? Copyright © 2017 by Ralph F. Couey Written content only. It's called "role reversal," that par...

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They STILL Say the Darndest Things
Ian Couey Photo © 2017 by Yukyung Couey Copyright © 2017 by Ralph F. Couey Written content only. "We can waste a lifetime  of study and contemplation  pursuing the truth of life,  when all we really ever had to do  was ask our five-year-old." --R. F. Couey ...

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Getting in Rythm
Copyright © 2017 by Ralph F. Couey Words and Pictures We humans are creatures of habit.  A regular routine helps keep us sane, giving each day a slightly different cast, but still managing to help us march through the calendar.  We look at our weeks and kno...

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From Crafthub.com Copyright © 2017 by Ralph F, Couey Written content only Nature is many things from the violent to the visually stunning.  In some of those things, there is a stunning complexity to the design and execution that would challenge the ablest h...
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