Category Archives: Opinion

The Results are In…Who Cares?

Earlier this year, I was listening to an NPR interview where the person being interviewed was explaining the difficulties associated with conducting political polls these days. Of course, my first thought was “then just stop trying” because I hate getting … Continue reading

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Bookshelf Tag (no tags)

A couple of weeks ago Evelyne Holingue introduced me to the Bookshelf Tag in her wonderful French/English blog. She didn’t tag me, but I love books and I thought that I could have fun with this. Of course, I was … Continue reading

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5-Second Rules

M&M’s, Ritz Bits, Grapes, Twizzlers and Skittles are all subject to the standard 5-second rule. Drop it, and if you can pick it up, blow it off and eat it quickly enough, it’s not contaminated. Sure, you’d tell your kids … Continue reading

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Influence Redux

I started this blog three years ago this month with a post on influence that was inspired by some questionable “analysis” of my Klout score. That post attracted one lonely ‘Like’ (Thanks Marc) and the entire month of July 2011 … Continue reading

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Observations from PT

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I’ve been dealing with a bout of neck and shoulder pain. This isn’t really a post about me, but since some of you have wished me well, I am making progress and I … Continue reading

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I Saw this Movie – It Didn’t End Well

I stopped into Sears the other day and, as has been my habit for a couple of years thanks to my daughter’s urging, I checked-in on Foursquare (4sq). Well, I tried to. My check-in was interrupted by a screen asking … Continue reading

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Got Chocolate Moo?

You may not have noticed, but, I normally stay far away from politics in these posts. It’s not that I don’t care. It’s not that I don’t have an opinion, but political issues are so divisive today that I don’t … Continue reading

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