Author Archives: klh048

About klh048

Retired and a part-time writer/blogger with lots of interests...

The View From the Observation Car

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Originally posted on Writer's Cramp:
I enjoy train travel. There, I said it for all the world to see. For some reason there is a lot of complaining and ill-will directed toward train travel and especially Amtrak, the only…

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We Don’t Say Goodbye

Originally posted on Writer's Cramp:
Some time ago I learned that a close friend’s friend was killed in the earthquake in Nepal. He was one of the climbers on Everest when the avalanche engulfed them. He was a climber.…

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HB 3990 Threatens Our Heritage

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Originally posted on El Malpais:
? There was a flurry of publicity about this proposal (HB 3990) back in October but it is still alive and was recently approved by the House Natural Resources Committee and will come up for…

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The FOS and DST

Originally posted on Writer's Cramp:
To Whom It May Concern: As a cat owner, if that term can be used, I have become aware of a certain aspect of the Feline Operating System (FOS) that seems in need of…

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Faith

From Columbine to Sandy Hook to Virginia Tech to Parkland Florida — there must be thousands of people in this country – tens of thousands or more – that personally knew a student victim of these school shootings. Are we … Continue reading

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Martin

Originally posted on Writer's Cramp:
If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.  — Martin Look not too fondly…

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Three Crows

Originally posted on El Malpais:
Three joyful black Crows, aloft on the April breeze, laugh at Earthbound men. Consumed by spring chores, I’m the target of their fun. I ignore their taunts. Puzzled now – they come close; Perched on…

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A Place Beyond

Originally posted on El Malpais:
 A Place Beyond There are places beyond the usual limits of space and time. We go there – when the time is right to see what is mostly unseen. This is not a different world…

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Long Gone — The Goldenrod

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Originally posted on Brick and Stone: Architecture and Preservation:
On June 7, 1981 our small family gathered to celebrate my parent’s fortieth anniversary. We chose the Goldenrod Showboat, a St. Louis landmark located at the foot of the levee on…

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A Thought or Two on Preservation

It has been a while since I posted here and things have been happening. My lengthy description of the East Capitol Avenue demolition by neglect is maybe turning obsolete…I hope. The City of Jefferson has finally decided to take some … Continue reading

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