Monthly Archives: March 2015

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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If We Were Having a Beer

You would take a sip of whatever you’re drinking, look over at me and say “how many friends of a different race did your parents have?” “Whaaa?” “Seriously, that was one of the questions some bonehead in Seattle wanted your … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – First Day

My friend Norm has a number of series running on his blog. One of them is called Thursday Doors and I’ve always found it intriguing. Norm has featured some fascinating doors in this feature. He has often invited others to … Continue reading

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Could I Have a Straw?

Late last week, a cold that had been playing hide-and-seek with me for quite some time decided it was my turn to be “it” and roared to life. Normally one to “sleep in” on weekends until 6:15 or 6:30, I … 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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The End of an Era

Pantene, you had me at: “Shampoo and Conditioner in One.” To me that mean half the time, half the risk of getting burny stuff in my eyes and half the number of bottles in the shower. That last bit is … 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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