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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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Oops I tried! Sent from my iPhone
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Education, learning, and books have always been an important part of my life and the life of my family. My grandpa Wasden (mother's dad) had a 3d grade education and yet, despite his meager financial resources, subscribed to several daily... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Velna and I walked along the Jordan River Trail every morning for years and often stopped for a moment on this bench and on the one in the far corner of the picture. Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
Life is a continuing story of choices. Decisions are a part of life that we cannot escape. Some decisions are easy and routine and we don't have to think about what to do. Others are difficult, ripe with consequences, and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
Great but Ancestry is just a massive frustration for me. Sent from my iPhone
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I had a clear and unambiguous dream last night. Ninety nine percent of my dreams vanish into thin air, or are troubled nightmares, or are about looking for something or walking down an unknown road. But this dream was one... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
Many of the most annoying events of daily life can be avoided if we take steps in the first place to keep things in order. Here are just a few examples of situations that become nagging pains in the neck... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
One surprising benefit from my kids forcing me to buy an iPhone was my pleasant discovery that the iPhone had a built in steps pedometer. I have been relatively successful in losing weight by following the simple rule "eat less",... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
One of the reasons we don't achieve our goals is because we fail to measure our progress. We know we need to accomplish something. We think about it, we remind ourselves about it, we worry about it, and then nothing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
We all have a basket full of wishes. We wish we were thin. We wish we had a better job. We wish we could get an A in the course we are taking. We wish we felt better. We wish... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
One of the most rewarding things we can do is to learn something new. All too often, we may assume that our education is over when we graduate from high school or college. In reality, our need to learn and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
We all operate more or less from some kind if plan or idea of what we are trying to do. In this task, we consider the following options for our plan: We can keep doing what we have always been... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2016 at The Curmudgeonly Professor