Category Archives: Personal

Who is the Loser & Sucker?

From Alfred Rowe, 12/18/2001: ” The post card that your dad (Alvin C. Rowe) sent mom (Lily McClaskey Rowe) was taken at Fort Ord and was when your dad was doing his six months duty at Fort Ord. The line … Continue reading

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That Sense of Dread…

  I have been dealing with a horrible sense of dread this past week or so.  I kept looking at the calendar wondering if it was an “anniversary” time.  It took me until yesterday to realize.  My father died 37 … Continue reading

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Not all Entitled, Racist Pigs are Policemen

I was good until the camera’s zoomed in on the lines of police, and all them holding those black night sticks. Today flashbacks, yesterday tears… Continue reading

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Guarding the Golden Door by Roger Daniels

An essay I wrote today about a book, Guarding the Golden Door by Roger Daniels,  we are reading for a history class at OSU called Immigration to America from 1880. I wasn’t going to post it here, but I mention … Continue reading

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Spanish Franciscans, French Jesuits, & White Slave Holders

Note: Spring 2020 quarter has started.  We were asked to answer a question relating to this weeks reading in our United States and Religion class.  My one or two paragraph answer turned into an imperfect essay.  🙂   But, I got … Continue reading

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That Damn Virus

There are now 3 known cases of the corona virus in Oregon.  All in Northern Oregon, one in more the Eastern side.  None close to me and where I live, however… For those who actually are keeping up with this … Continue reading

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Networked Communities

Please note that this document is available on this outside blog:  www.pegrowe.com Clicking on the images will bring a larger version for you to view.  Thanks! What is a Networked Community A networked community is an online community where a … Continue reading

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What About Me?

I am 57 yrs old. I have just realized that it really took until now to say, “What about me?” In terms of life, marriage, kids, education, everything. What about me? I’ve given so much, put nearly anyone else first. … Continue reading

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1880-1920 and the “Politics of Respectability”

Angela Davis, and icon from when I grew up. Reading about a woman’s movement within the Black Baptist Church between 1880ish and 1920ish. They formed a policy of “politics of respectability.” Which gave a framework for all African American’s to … Continue reading

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Polyamory – A Journey

It’s been a journey that as of yet, is still incomplete…   From a group where I posted on Facebook:  Thought I should stop lurking and post an intro since I’ve started to be brave enough to post (so far … Continue reading

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