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Mark Blevins

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Do You Really Have Something To Say?

I've been writing about the information you can find online. First there was a post about fake news. Then I wrote an article about people trying to keep from being censored online called No Safe Places. We live in what people call the Information Age. You can get just about any k ...

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Trial and Error

Today at the job one of the guys I work with was talking about the Trump impeachment failing. He was wondering about the way politics were going and I could tell he was worried. He was wondering how many people on the Democratic party were actually going along with him in secret ...

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Some Thoughts About The Trump Impeachment

Last night I saw a C-SPAN video clip of a woman in congress. She said there was no legal reason spelled out in the Constitution for Trump to get impeached. She also said it was pretty much the Democrats not liking the way he runs things ganging up on him. · I'm not a lawyer or a ...

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No Safe Places?

Last week I saw a movie called No Safe Places Its about how others are getting offended by what others are saying and doing. The people who were speaking up were talking about their concerns about censorship. They were saying that some peoples actions are limiting and if they con ...

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Happy Holidays?

It's getting cold here in Seattle. Maybe not as cold as some of the cities in other parts of the country, but you can still feel it. · The other when I was going to work there were a bunch of cops standing around a corner in the downtown area. They had a guy handcuffed and lying ...

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Surviving Fake News

A couple of weeks ago I went to the library in downtown Seattle and got a copy of the information of the class called The Fake News Survival Guide. I found it to be some interesting reading. · For instance: When you look up things on the same computer or log on to a website with ...

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Writing About Something Useful To Others

It’s been weeks since I sat down and made time to write something to blog about. I read an article a while back about putting too much of your personal information in blog posts. The article was about finding a topic people might find useful to write about. · That hit home for m ...

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False Faces

Mistério das Letras: Série: The PretenderNBC - 1996 a 2000 Quatro Temporadas - Dois Filmes SOBRE O QUE SE TRATA: A série narra a história de um jovem chamado Jarod, que, ... · I've been having trouble paying my storage unit fees for a 5-by-5 foot unit I rented to store my stuff ...

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The Secret To My Success

It was my birthday last Sunday. I turned 52 years old. People say I'm in pretty good shape for my age considering all the injuries I've had, plus the wear and tear on my body. · What's my secret? · Well ten years ago I was feeling run down all the time so I went to a doctor to se ...

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Renting A Room - Or Not

Google Images : · Roommates, Rooms for rent & Sublets in Seattle | SpareRoom · I had an appointment to see a room for rent here in Seattle last Friday. The week was busy for me so I didn't have time to check out the area. Friday was also a busy day for me so I decided to ca ...

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Business as Usual

It's been a while since I wrote anything in my blog. It's just been business as usual in Seattle. Still looking for a place that isn't too far out to move into. Was going to wait until I moved to write in my blog, but that might take a while. · People have been asking about the u ...

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Trying Too Hard to Do Something For Everyone?

It’s been a while since I wrote anything to blog about. My brother called me today and asked if I was still writing. Since he’s the third or fourth person who’s asked me that I think it’s time to start writing and drawing again. · I’ve been busy looking for a new place. The one ...

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Starting Over Again

It's been a while since I wrote anything in my blog. I've been busy getting used to my new job. It's not a lot of heavy lifting or double shifts like up in Alaska-but it's still work. · Since they hired me as a private contractor and I filled out an I-9 form I went to the IRS and ...

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Working For Myself Again

After lots of work going online and filling out job applications and posting resumes, and a few interviews, I started working with Rainier Foods this week. The job is part time but I won’t have to do temp jobs or stadium work unless I want to. · Having regular work and a steady ...

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Making Time -tic tok-

I read an article about procrastination · today and realized it's been a while since I worked on writing or drawing anything. It's probably because I've been busy taking classes and looking for work and haven't made time to draw or write. No excuses on my part, the it can wait un ...

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Roasting the President or Going Too Far?

I saw a post on the internet about Trump's upcoming State of the Union address. It was about all the things someone thought he was doing wrong. Since I think he just wants publicity and really don't think he cares what people think about him, I posted it to have a little fun and ...

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Getting Back to Writing

Haven't written anything in my blog for a while. Really haven't wrote anything down to blog about either. I should probably start up again or get another hobby. · The customer service class at Goodwill is going well. One thing I learned is a lot of people think small talk is imp ...

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Back From The Holidays

I took a break from blogging during the holidays. Not much happened for me. Unless you have kids around for Thanksgiving and Christmas the holidays mean lots of extra food. That's always a bonus. · There were some interesting articles I read on cleaning up the environment and ene ...

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Thoughts About the Election

It was election day yesterday. For what it's worth, I voted. I almost never used to vote. If I don't like what anyone running is talking about, I still don't vote. It's not that · I don't care, but it I don't have time to find out what the real issues are then thing go into a cat ...

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...WTF...

(I changed the title because I realized this post is more about me not understanding what people do than The Holidays) · The other day I was playing chess and some guy walked up and started talking to me about the game. I told him it was my game not his and he could play the winn ...

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