Category Archives: Perspective

Why Do I Have to Know Stuff?

Last Thursday night, I received a text message and an email from a credit card company alerting me to a card-not-present transaction. This is a card that I use a lot at restaurants but not often for shopping so I … Continue reading

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Close Enough

Recently, I was sending an email to a group of people and I noticed a message in Outlook: “this group contains about 31 recipients” – About? There really is no “about” about it. It’s 31 or it’s 30 or it’s … Continue reading

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What a joy it is to be read

…and what a joy to read. What has me all philosophical today? Writers. Writers and the April A-to-Z challenge that is about to begin. At least four of the people whose blogs I follow are going to participate in the … Continue reading

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By Way of Introduction

I have been working my way through the DVD collection of Star Trek Next Generation (STNG). As I near the end of the series, I have been planning to write a couple of posts that are inspired by Star Trek, … Continue reading

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Daydreams and Serendipity

Just a few days ago, I announced that this blog was going to be “award free.” Actually, I never made that announcement, I may have implied that, but I stopped short of pasting the “Award Free” banner in the sidebar. … Continue reading

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Dreams and Intersecting Phenomena

In early January, Sarcastic Muse Amanda Headlee wrote about getting inspiration from your dreams. It’s a great post, you can read it if you like, Ill wait. I left the following comment: “I get a lot of ideas from dreams. … Continue reading

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If We Were Having a Beer

I know, that’s supposed to be “if we were having coffee” but I’m still in the work-a-day world where coffee falls into three main categories: Get me up and outta-here Keep me focused on this pile of stuff Lord help … Continue reading

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