Author Archives: donrallen

Who knew…

Do you ever feel like this moose? Perfectly normal, but not in your normal element? About a week ago, I was introduced to a web site (don’t even remember where it was referenced from) that discussed the Highly Sensitive Person (or … Continue reading

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First Impressions

As we first approched the raptor above in our car, and from a long distance away, the bird on the branch looked like it might be a Bald Eagle. I’m always excited to get a good picture of a Bald … Continue reading

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2012 was a stormy year. At times it seemed as if we were in the worst of times. We questioned whether things could possibly get worse – or more importantly, how do we make them better. Lots of questions and seemingly … Continue reading

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Who has freedom of speech?

I have been particular disturbed (as have many others) by the arrest of another ex-soldier for opinions he expressed in an on-line forum (in his case it was a closed forum!). The actions of our government to suppress the free … Continue reading

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Freedom, Politics and Personal Choice

The month of July is traditionally the month we remember and celebrate this great country we live in. This is natural given the 4th is the day we celebrate the birth of this great nation.  We haven’t always made it … Continue reading

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First Times

There are a number of things in life that we only get to do once. For example, we can only have one first love. We can only go through the Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints … Continue reading

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Finding our way in the fog

This past week it has been very foggy in the mornings here in Hobbs New Mexico. In fact, Thursday was so foggy that you could barely see the road in front of the car. There is a section of the … Continue reading

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