Looking at Our History And Asking…

The US really doesn’t have a common history. Each sector has its own. The States making up the original thirteen colonies look back at their history with pride, but they often varnish over the dark times to do that. The southern States, until recently proudly clung to their Confederate flags and that way of life. […]

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… Doomed To Repeat It

If we don’t know where we have been then it is likely that we will continue to make the same mistakes over and over again. That is what this post is all about.

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Documentary Photographer?

If you haven’t guessed by now, I am a wordsmith. That is, I am always looking for just the right word for every sentence I write. Most of my posts are written a week or more before you see them. In that week between origination and publication I probably change a dozen words or more […]

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The History of Autism

I know the title above is rather ambitious for a single blog post, but I do want to give you an idea of how it came about and how some of the statistics might be deceiving. I have been studying this topic for a few weeks now and thought I knew enough to put out […]

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Containers Through History on Flickr

Just a quick snippet to tell you I just added another album to my Flickr collection. This one includes pictures of many of the containers I have photographed during my visits InSearchOfAmerica.  Click here to view this collection.

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Being Prepared…

Even though I was never a Boy Scout, I am a person who tries to be prepared for the challenges I will be facing. If I want to discuss a controversial topic I try to study both sides to see where my feelings might reside. “Think For Yourself” is one of my primary mantras in my life. I simply don’t let others tell me what to think. But then again, maybe […]

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In Search Of The Original America

One of the primary threads here at RJsCorner is my InSearchOfAmerica posts. That is where I travel around this great country to find stories and take pictures.  The majority of this search has been about our early days as a nation. I recently realized that I am omitting a large part of this search for […]

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We Are Living a Rewind of American History

   I ran across an interesting very concise history of the period between 1870 and 1970 and how it may just be repeating itself today.  It is worth a read if you have a couple of minutes today. Economically Speaking, We Are Living a Rewind of American History | HuffPost

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It’s Nice To Know Where You Came From, But…

  It’s nice to know where you came from but it is more important to know where you are going and we as a world and especially a country don’t seem to have any idea about our future. We need to align ourselves with our fellow man.  A good way to start that is to […]

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