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Wyoming Replaces Alabama as the Most Conservative State in the U.S.

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The Word ‘Liberal’ is Experiencing a Resurgence in American Life – By Glynn Wilson – Could it be that the people of my home state are finally starting to get their news online and waking up to the ravages of run amok corporate capitalism and the do-nothing nature of conservative Republicans who don’t know how…

What Is Art?

I have to admit to being more schooled in science than in art, having been forced in the Jefferson County, Alabama, public school system to choose only one art. I chose the high school band and played the drums. So I never got to take an art class. Even in college, as a print journalism…

Where Have All The Heroes Gone?

Under the Microscope by Glynn Wilson Where are the super heroes worthy of legend in our world today? Greece and Rome had Hercules. America had Superman. Lest we forget, he was by day the mild-mannered reporter for The Daily Planet Clark Kent. Hercules is the Roman name for the mythical Greek hero Heracles, son of…

Smoky Mountain Peak

Photo by Glynn Wilson A view from one of the many overlooks on the way back from the Chilhowee campground in the Cherokee National Forest. It was too hot and humid to camp, so we headed on back to Alabamaland last night. Going through all the pictures now. More to come…

Smoky Mountain Picture Window View

Photo by Glynn Wilson We pulled into the Smoky Mountain campground just in time to catch the moon – with a long exposure on the tripod – through the trees at old number 84 by the creek… by Glynn Wilson GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS, Tenn., Sept. 24 – Imagine waking up every morning with a view…

Hungry Mother Mountain Escape

Photo by Glynn Wilson A view from the canoe in Hungry Mother Lake… HUNGRY MOTHER STATE PARK, Va., Sept. 23 (LFJ) – It is cool again here in the mountains at night, but there’s no Wi-Fi in range. Too bad more of these RV travelers don’t have satellite hook ups with wireless routers, open for…

The Battle of Brooklyn

Secret Vistas by Glynn Wilson BROOKLYN, NY, Sept. 20 – There is another party going on in Greenwich Village and everyone is trying to get me to come. Instead, in the city that never sleeps, on my third night here, I’ve finally caught a few quiet moments to think in front of the laptop with…

Ground Zero: World Trade Center Site Under Construction

Photo by Michael Braunstein Ground Zero: After leaving Washington D.C. on Monday, I made my way to New York. The World Trade Center site in Manhatten is a construction zone and the subject of controversy, but the Freedom Tower will go up in it’s place. Wikipedia: World Trade Center