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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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My 82nd birthday seemed like an appropriate time to begin writing an abbreviated life story. Ten years ago or so I wrote three volumes of personal history, but those words got me only up to age 20. Somehow I have... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Someone forgot to order a brilliant sunrise to announce my birthday. Instead, we had a very ordinary, very plain, unspectacular sunrise but at least I was here and awake to see it. The bridge in the foreground is the bridge... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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The berries on this tree always look like bright red cherries that you'd like to just stick in your mouth but they are another sign that summer is over and we are, indeed, in the autumn of our year. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Curmudgeonly Professor
When I started blogging, I bought several books on how to blog. I never got around to reading any of them. I stored numerous how-to-to it posts on how to blog from the internet. I never paid any attention to... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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One of our neighbors is a professional landscape gardener. We benefit every year from his perfection in raising beautiful flowers while most of ours dwindle and die. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Red is one of the most difficult colors to photograph because the color seems to bleed. I haven't learned what I need to know to make red images clearer. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Sunflowers are among the most photogenic of blossoms. Taking a bad picture of a sunflower is difficult. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
Thanks for the comment. We're glad to be in touch. Hi to everyone. Dwight and Velna Sent from my iPad
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Interesting guitar sculpture from St. George's great Art Around the Corner project. Unfortunately, I've misplaced the name of the sculptor and the name of this sculpture. If any of my St. George friends can help me out here, please comment.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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When St. George UT, in the southwest corner of the state, was still a small town, the street and area shown in the above photos were the center of the original town. Now the shopping has moved east to River... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
The very first post I wrote on the Curmudgeonly Professor November 30 1997 Irritations of Modern Life Part I Now, I am going to fulfill my role as a curmudgeon and consider some of the irritations of modern life. Please... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Small town of Meadow UT 4 miles south of Fillmore Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
Seven years ago I got the bright idea to become a blogger. I like to write, and I had tons of photos residing in obscurity on my hard drive. What to name it? I was a professor of economics for... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor