Monthly Archives: November 2009

The Thing On My Arm

I have noticed over the years that people go to hospital when they are not feeling well. I also observed my own behavior fit this model. So, the model should look like: something wrong -> go to hospital -> everthing … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

My annual annoyance arrives right on schedule: Thanksgiving Day. I have no problem with folk taking time to stop and consider their fortune. I have no problem with those of religious inclinations giving thanks to whatever god/goddess they deem appropriate. … Continue reading

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Stacking Up

The BBC apparently believes most people will have only read 6 of the 100 books here: 1 Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen 2 The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien 3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte 4 Harry … Continue reading

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How Many Retirees Can One House Accomodate?

TLWSHLWM is just a matter of days away from her retirement from a public school system here in the Sonoran desert. She’s spent the last 16 years serving the Special Education Department as secretary going through 4 Directors and 4 … Continue reading

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Once Again I Wonder

A person of some repute is playing cat-and-mouse with the media on whether or not this person intends to run for elective office causing me once again to ponder what makes a person qualified for the office of President of … Continue reading

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No, Really; You Win; I Don’t Mind!

Always knew that I am the competitive type but this is ridiculous. Sue tells us that she must get back under the knife and what does my body do? Immediately responds with a “we can top that!” The urologist, again. Nice … Continue reading

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Important Political Exposè

Suppose you ran for election to your nation’s second highest office and lost. In an effort to clarify your position towards everything that happened, you could write a book. In the book you could address what you see as the … Continue reading

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Pushing Limits

This one is for the conspiracy theorists among us. We have a son in the military, currently serving overseas. Said son requested some written material to present as gifts to natives he runs into. Said gifts involve translation of US … Continue reading

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The Past Didn’t Change

I last asked some questions: Were they as confident as they seemed then or, more likely, were they very much like me? Evidently, they may have been as confident then as they are now. At any rate, the basic personalities … Continue reading

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Going Back

Will be out-of-pocket for a number of days. TLWSHLWM has determined we are going to the 50th reunion of my high school class. She made this decision thinking of my best interests, I’m sure, but I do wish she had … Continue reading

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