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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
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Our neighbor is a professional landscape gardener. Every year his petunias and flowers flourish and grow more beautiful while mine dwindle and perish. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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In St. George, I can see a six foot cement block wall in my back yard. In the Salt Lake Valley, I can see the Wasatch range and watch the clouds and the rain and the rainbows and the sunrises.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Double click this photo to see the excavation marks where a centuries-old massive pure sand deposit is being whittled away daily Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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I hope you double click all my photos to get the full beauty of them. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Have a great Sunday. Call someone today that you have been neglecting. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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The Jordan River runs through the trees and greenery in the foreground. In the distance is what is called, for some reason, the "point of the Mountain" which would more aptly be called the "point of the sand dune." I-15... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
The Curmudgeonly Professor is proud to announce his definitive no-fail weight-loss guide. This weight-loss guide is the end product of four decades of overweight, dieting yo-yos, high blood pressure, and other ailments exacerbated by being over lardified. During this time... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
As qualified as I am to write a G-rated western romance, I cannot actually pen the first sentence without making a plethora of decisions. The first decision I must make is, what genre of western romance shall I place my... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
I have had considerable pressure (from two of my sisters) to produce my first western romance epic. However, many preliminary decisions and discussions must take place before the first sentence is penned. After my post yesterday, I realized I had... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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In September of 1956 I began studies for my Ph.D. in economics at the University of Michigan. I was 24, we had two little kids, including a two week old baby. I had a student seat in the 98th row... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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My wife's motto: The sun is rising. Assume today will be a good day. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor