11/27/22 – Deer Hunting

CURRENT EVENTS

Deer Hunting

I’m not a fan of deer hunting and enjoy seeing them in my backyard.

But in the interest of fairness, there are some valid reasons for deer hunting, such as helping the environment because a higher deer population can impact the reproduction, growth, and survival of different plants that have both economic and ecological value. Hunting also helps to maintain deer population levels compatible with available habitat.

BOOK OF THE WEEK

This book is about a lot more than just running.

Running & Being

By Dr. George Sheehan

Here are a few examples of what you will find in this book:

The clock makes every hour just an hour.  The artist, especially the poet, has always known this to be wrong.

Study the lives of those who sought . . . the meaning of the cosmos. . . . The common denominator of these people is asceticism, which comes from the Greek ascesis, meaning rigorous training, self-discipline and self-restraint.

Picasso. When asked, “What is art?” he replied, “What is not?”

I hope from the above, you get the point that this book is about far more than just running.

MOVIES OF THE WEEK

I normally don’t care for musicals, but you may want to give this one a chance. I almost stopped watching after the first few minutes, but glad I stayed with it.

Spirited (2022)

Spirited is a 2022 American Christmasthemed musical comedy film [ ].  Starring Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds, Octavia Spencer, Sunita Mani, Patrick Page, Marlow Barkley, and Tracy Morgan, the film is a modern retelling of Charles Dickens’s 1843 novella A Christmas Carol. (Source: Wikipedia)

MUSIC OF THE WEEK

T

Hey Mickey (1982)

By Toni Basil

ART OF THE WEEK

I believe this is a video of last year’s RochesterChristmas decorations; but, this years Christmas decorations look just as good, if not better.

Rochester, Michigan Christmas Lights

EXTRAORDINARY PERSON  OF THE WEEK

Brigitte Bardot

Although she was in a number of terrible films, as well as some excellent films, I like her because her criterion for deciding to be in a film was whether or not some of her friends were also involved in that particular film.

She said that the reason she quit films was because she wanted to quit them, before films quit her.

Plus, she is an animal rights activist. 

1962

Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot (born 28 September 1934), is a former French actress, singer and model.

Although she withdrew from the entertainment industry in 1973, she remains a major popular culture icon.

Born and raised in Paris, she started her acting career in 1952. She achieved international recognition in 1957 for her role in And God Created Woman (1956), and also caught the attention of French intellectuals. She was the subject of Simone de Beauvoir’s 1959 essay The Lolita Syndrome, which described her as a “locomotive of women’s history” and built upon existentialist themes to declare her the first and most liberated woman of post-war France.

She acted in 47 films, performed in several musicals, and recorded more than 60 songs.

Los Angeles Times Magazine ranked her second on the “50 Most Beautiful Women In Film”. (Source: Wikipedia)

JOKE OF THE WEEK

PHYSICAL TRAITS

The years take their toll on everyone, but that is still no excuse to let yourself go.

CHARACTER TRAITS

Recipes

World Famous Chef Ronaldo is more than just the best chef in the world.

He is also a philosopher.

SOCIAL TRAITS

Years ago, I was a gas station attendant. Now, most everyone has to pump their own gas.

I recall a comedian saying, he came into a store as a customer and was hoping to leave as one, but instead now he is a team member.

LEARNING TRAITS

We may want to examine your daily routine.

MISCELLANEOUS

Please make the most of your time, since like me; you will surprised how fast you get old. 

BOOK

Stay tuned

 

 

7 thoughts on “11/27/22 – Deer Hunting

  1. ROFL! I did sing “Oh Mickey” when I saw the meme! Deer overpopulation is a problem, so they could use a little thinning out; better than hitting one with a car or having them mess up flora ecosystems. We had deer meat steak last night. (I’m not a hunter. It was a gift from a hunter.)

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    • “Oh Mickey” is really a catchy song. Deer hunting is like so many other things, when taken to extremes pro or con, it seems to be unproductive. I recall some Eastern Philosophy, that said, “Try too hard to be one thing, and you become the other.” That is certainly true of strength training. I’ve see a number of people injure themselves trying to hard (Myself included) and then they are weak until they heal, if they heal.

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