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Dwight Blood
Salt Lake City and St. George UT
retired 81 year old college economics professor with a wife, five kids, nineteen grandkids, eighteen great grandkids (and counting)
Interests: writing, photography, books, computers, family, dieting, cooking, blogging, recipes
Recent Activity
Posted 4 hours ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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A very tiny crop from a large photo of many iris Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
After my wife read my Do List task for yesterday about improving one's self esteem, she told me "Your task for tomorrow should be to be patient in achieving your goals." I have learned not to ignore my wife's advice... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Original photo is a tiny corner crop of a large photo of a group of iris. The bottom two photos were processed in Topaz color filters. I was reading the advice of a flower photographer the other day who said... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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This photo of blue iris was hardly worth saving in its original form, but conversions in Topaz color filters are fun to see. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Only a straight line here. Who decides where the geese will fly and why does everyone just follow no matter where the lead goose goes? Just wondered. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Curmudgeonly Professor
Our self esteem, the way we feel about ourselves, is a precious commodity. The lack of self esteem leads to feelings of remorse, sadness, and worthlessness. When we belittle ourselves and don't give ourselves credit for being worthwhile, we limit... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Curmudgeonly Professor
I just told my wife that I didn't really feel like writing up a new task today so I asked her what I should say. She said, "Tell them to keep working on what they are are already working on."... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
One of the main reasons that I never accomplished some of my goals is that I never paid enough attention to what I originally intended and wanted to do. I would day dream about the great and wonderful things I... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Lone Peak in the spring when the mountainside is green with patches of yellow color. Find the ducks Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Do you remember the song about the lonely little petunia in the onion patch that cried all day? Petunias are wonderfully photogenic with dozens of color gradations. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Our granddaughter Lori, her husband Justin, and their six kids, all of whom claim to be well behaved and outstanding. Four generations: great grandmother (Velna), grandfather (our son Ron), mother our granddaughter Michelle, and son (Andy). Andy was the youngest... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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My wife's dad, Volney Black, was a long-time engineer on the Union Pacific, first on the mammoth coal burning, cinder belching, monster locomotives, and then on the diesels after 1957. My wife's parents, Pearl S. and Volney E. Black, wintering... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Today's task is an important task as we show respect, honor, and love for those who have gone before us and as we pay special tribute to military men and women who have sacrificed so much to keep us free.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor