Author Archives: Ray V.

About Ray V.

Living in Aiken, South Carolina, USA, I like to share what I am looking at, thinking about or listening to. I refer to this as the view out my window. Thanks for stopping by.

Theo’s Story

Originally posted on Anything is Possible!:
As September is “Recovery Month,” I’m sharing this story based on my interview with a man who has become a respected friend. Some of us remember it as “The Blizzard of ’89.” To Theo,…

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Time To Change Channels

  A reminder that I have stopped posting new content on this blog. Since doing so last week, I have had close to a dozen, new followers here and wanted to point them in the direction of my new blog, … Continue reading

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The End Of Chapter 1

This will be the last post placed on this blog, mostly because I have used up the allotted storage with  3,800 posts since February of 2010.   The second chapter of my blogging hobby is called “Mitigating Chaos“.   I anticipate … Continue reading

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On Humanity

“I can think of no more stirring symbol of man’s humanity to man than a fire engine” . . . Kurt Vonnegut No argument from me!            

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Remember To Remember

With the recent (and current) hurricanes, earthquakes and other stuff, it might be easy to overlook that tomorrow marks another anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001.   I’m publishing this a day early, just in case we lose … Continue reading

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Miracle. All of it.

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
When the first teeth appear, these little stones slowly pushed up through the child’s red gums, appearing at first like sharp little points, then standing there like miniature white towers in the mouth, it…

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“Time For One More Song, People”

As I awoke this morning, one of the first thoughts of the new day was that  I forgot to add this song to the “Storm preparedness” list yesterday. Why I woke up thinking about the blog?  I do not know. … Continue reading

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