Author Archives: hbreck

About hbreck

Writer, debater, contrarian, storyteller, occasional troublemaker. I'm mostly just making things up as I go.

Hiking Report – Mount Defiance

This is my account of my hike up the Mount Defiance-Starvation Ridge Loop – or, how I learned to stop worrying and drag myself up and down a really big hill. So, I promised to do this one again. Well, … Continue reading

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Acting Guilty

Generally, when one is accused of a crime, and one doesn’t want to be thought of as guilty (whether actually guilty or not), said individual would be wise to not… y’know… act guilty. Okay, I’m starting off on a snarky … Continue reading

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Civility

Yesterday, I penned a brief missive on my Facebook page regarding pleas for civility in the political world. I’m not sure I said everything I wanted to in that initial post, so I’m going to spit out a quick follow-up. … Continue reading

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Hiking Report – Dog Mountain

And now for something completely different… The world of politics, diplomacy, refugees, and climate change isn’t going away. But, once in a while, a vacation is helpful. This is going to be the start of what I hope to become … Continue reading

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Political Hostages in Texas

When I discuss current events, I do my best to do so in a logical, fact-based way. It’s important to make sure the truth is told. Emotions can cloud that truth. Getting angry about a situation frequently leads to overreaction … Continue reading

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Space Days!

Time to shift gears a bit… The primary focus of this blog has been politics and current events. Occasionally I muse about other topics, but I definitely have skewed my writing toward the political world. I’m not going to stop … Continue reading

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One Dares Call It Treason

According to Merriam Webster, the primary definition of the word “Treason” is: “The offense of attempting by overt acts to overthrow the government of the state to which the offender owes allegiance or to kill or personally injure the sovereign … Continue reading

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