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Albums

Red Maple near the Schürlistrasse
Red Maple in Bäretswil
Red maple in Adetswil
Limpid water in the Kemptnertobel in the fall
Leafy path in the Kemptnertobel
Fall in the Kemptnertobel
Closeup of Red Maple in Bäretswil
My mountains under a gray ceiling
5600 COVID cases today (no thanks on the Fondue)
Self-serve cider station in Bliggenswil (money goes in the wagon)
Flag, flowers, bench, and Wanderweg sign in Bliggenswil
Dinosaurs on the "Kinder" sign outside of Bliggenswil
A steep road on Bauma #3
Trestle over the Töss near Wila
The Töss in mid-October 2020
Orange maple against blue sky
My shadow outside of Isikon
Late-afternoon autumn sun
Closeup of orange maple in Hittnau
Fleischvögeli and Polenta
Kitchen halloween decorations
Halloween decorations in the living room
Halloween decorations in the kitchen
Halloween decorations in the hall

News

Living in the Long Emergency by James Howard Kunstler (2020; read in 2020)

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Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allen Poe (1842; read in 2020)

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Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs (1959; read in 2020)

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Capsule Movie Reviews Vol.2020.10

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Free Julian Assange

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A Video on Justice by ContraPoints

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Edward Snowden interview with Joe Rogan (September

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Jimmy Dore watches Obama at the DNC

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Discussing issues == unduly influencing elections

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What Drives Trump?

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Modern News Media is a Business

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Definitions of Diplomacy

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Book Recommendations for a Friend (July 2020)

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Mail-in Voting in the US

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Amazon Book Recommendations getting weirder

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Corruption in the US

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Memory

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A surfeit of unearned confidence

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Fortune-telling

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Soft tyranny

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Projects

Recipes

Salads & Dressings > Tahini Dressing

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Meat > Mexican Hots

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Breads > GF Blueberry Muffins

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Cookies > Emerald GF & Egg Free Cookies

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Cookies > Egg Free & GF Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Pies > Annie’s Buttermilk Pie

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Sauces & Relishes > Ragù Bolognese: Italian Bolognese Sauce

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Soups & Stews > Vegetarian Chili

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Soups & Stews > Easy Vegetarian Chili

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Soups & Stews > Easy Spicy Turkey Chili (Chowhound recipe)

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Miscellaneous

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