Monthly Archives: June 2014

Could You Just Say What You Mean?

I want to start off by giving inspirational credit to a fellow blogger who goes by the name of shops4shoes (ooh, I just felt my wallet twitch in my pocket) over on a blog called “A Little Bit Brave.” 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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One of those days

Shortly after I started working, Jimmy Buffett released “Son of a Son of a Sailor” and gave me a song to live by. The song, “A Cowboy in the Jungle” wasn’t one of the big hit singles off that album, … 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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I Still Miss My Dad

My father passed away 31 years ago this summer. It’s easy to remember because it’s the same year my wife and I were married. The last time we saw him was when he and my mom drove up from Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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For the Love of Black Boxes

Forgive me if I forget during this post that I am not writing for my Information Management blog, but this topic is currently crossing both areas of interest. I usually like it when something I am doing at home, in … Continue reading

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It Hurts When I Do This

It’s an old joke, but it’s not funny when you’re experiencing pain. For most of my life, pain was a loudmouthed relative at a wedding. I knew that I had to endure it but I could take comfort in knowing … Continue reading

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