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Capturing the Moment


Capturing the Moment By Alex Call I have taken up photography in the last year. My girlfriend Lee-Anne Carver, a wonderful, spiritual photographer, encouraged me to buy a decent camera after she saw a few of my cell phone shots. … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid to not be afraid


Don’t be afraid to not be afraid By Alex Call I hear so much pessimism these days. Every crisis that explodes forth from the 24/7 media provokes another tortured wave of anguish about the state of the world: Sandy Hook, … Continue reading

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Row, Row, Row, Your Boat..a Mantra for Westerners


A Mantra for Westerners By Alex Call Out of pre- Victorian times, perhaps originating in the United States, comes: Row, row, row your boat, Gently down the stream. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, Life is but a dream. This universally known … Continue reading

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The Major Leagues


The Major Leagues by Alex Call  A few months ago I asked my ten- year -old son what he wanted to be when he grew up. During the previous year I hadn’t seen him as much I would like to, due to … Continue reading

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UFO’s? or Rocks? You be the judge.


UFO’s? or Rocks? You be the judge. By Alex Call We went out to dinner the other night to a restaurant that was in a converted old movie theater. A new space had been created from the brick shell of … Continue reading

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2013: Happy New Year? I\


2013: Happy New Year? By Alex Call There’s something unsettling about the very year: 2013. It seems unbalanced, uneven, shaky. I suppose it’s the “13”, a supposedly unlucky number. Whatever happened in a 13 year? 1812, 1914, hmmm…those “even” years … Continue reading

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A gun for Christmas by Alex Call


A Gun for Christmas by Alex Call You know how kids want things. I want it. I want it. I’ll dream and plot until I have it. I got to have it! I forget which one of my friends had … Continue reading

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Gun Owners and the New World Order: why getting meaningful gun control through congress before the End of the World is going to be tough.


Gun Owners and the New World Order: why getting meaningful gun control through congress before the End of the World  is going to be tough. by Alex Call There is a most unfortunate elephant in the room regarding the gun … Continue reading

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Herr Mitt and the Etch-a-Sketch


Repubs are rejoicing in Herr Mitt’s debate performance last night. However, I think it needs to be pointed out that this is the man who said he would simply etch-a-sketch his image as the election grew near. Last night was … Continue reading

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Forward of my soon to be released Kindle book, ” Pastime, a baseball story”


The Game Baseball, like life itself, is an immaculate web of interconnected moments. The game pulses like the coiling and releasing of an enormous hundred movement watch. First there is a slow gathering of attention, a winding made up of … Continue reading

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