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Saturday Surprise

In retrospect, over the years, I have made my share of dumb statements.  My only solice is in the fact that most were said accidently.  Like the time upon taking a phone call that I told the caller that “I … Continue reading

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Home For The Holidays

Home: noun -The place (such as a house or apartment) where a person lives The above, as defined by Merriam Webster, is what a home is supposed to be. I do not totally disagree, but I do think it falls … Continue reading

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Made In America

As I sit here in my Levis made in Bangladesh and my sneakers made in Mexico (I don’t know where my shirt was made, but the washing instructions are in Spanish) typing on my Japanese computer with a Chinese mouse … Continue reading

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Cold Snowy Night

Took the dogs out about midnight last night.  It had been snowing again. This time, it was the heavy wet stuff that sticks to the branches. Also the kind that knocks out your power. The dogs loved it though.  Both … Continue reading

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Wintry Day

Mother Nature is knocking on my door.  Can”t blame her.  It is 7 degrees out there.  With wind chill, it feels like -12 degrees.  Guess I’ll just have to grab a book and settle down next to the fire.

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Giving Is Receiving

During a long and varied career with a major company  I was occasionally selected to volunteer for various causes and projects. It seems that the definition of “volunteer”had a slightly different spin on it then that of the commonly held … Continue reading

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American Dream

AWindowless facades gape With saddened eyes Cracked sidewalks Hopscotch and hope Remnants of yesterday Once vibrant streets vacant Life but whispers on the wind Weed filled lots Host rusted skeletons That slumber there Trees, like old friends Embrace the decay … Continue reading

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