A semi-regular attempt to address some of life’s minutiae that might otherwise be overlooked….. I don’t know enough to offer a solid, knowledgeable opinion about Great Britain’s exit from the European Union. My vibe is that England was once one of the world’s superpowers for centuries before the EU ever existed… Read More Points of Ponderation…Episode 7.16
On April 5, 2009 I published my first entry here at The Manofesto. I had actually been blogging since July 17, 2007, but the first couple of years the blog was part of my MySpace page. My my how things have changed over the years. When I look at the things I wrote… Read More Happy 4th Birthday Manoverse!!
Back when I used to do a Person of the Month at the old site on MySpace I had…for some strange reason…a real issue with getting the darn thing published on time, which in a perfect world would be on the last day of the month. When I decided to revive the idea here in… Read More Heroes & Heels…..January 2013
As a new year dawns it is once again time to take stock of things here at The Manofesto and make some plans for the future, or atleast the next several months. 2012 was a good year. I achieved some internal goals in relation to the site, and even more importantly I have found… Read More The State of The Manofesto 2013
When one has a forum like this one feels obligated to comment on certain events and topics du jour. I mean really…why else would one have a blog, right?? And so I am duty-bound to pontificate on the milestone that is my 40th birthday. I am not sure when or why turning 40… Read More A Pirates Fan Looks At 40
Staying power. It’s a key element in my definition of a favorite movie. It’s easy to sit down and watch a movie on TV or even head to the theater for a matinee and some popcorn (and chocolate covered peanuts) and be entertained for a couple hours. But will you watch the movie again in… Read More 100 Favorite Movies…..86-90
(The following is reprinted from a post that first appeared in the original Manofesto over on MySpace on 9/20/08) * Pragmatism is defined as “a practical approach to problems and affairs”. * A realist has “concern for fact or reality and rejection of the impractical and visionary”. * Optimism is the “inclination to put the… Read More Reality and the Negative Spirit