Monthly Archives: October 2015

Sooner or Later Strange Things Happen

I’ve been on vacation this past week and a half. I was actually thinking about skipping my blog for today. I thought about it and decided to leave it up to Linda. If she had a particularly interesting prompt for … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors–Reed/Niland Corner

Not much of a door, but I’m guessing it was a welcome sight back in the 1930s.I spent a few days visiting my brother and my mom in Iowa over the past extended weekend. My brother gave me a short … Continue reading

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the big story

Originally posted on itkindofgotawayfromyou:
Everybody’s got plans , until they get hit ——-Mike Tyson     I was a cub reporter once . Not many people know that .  Not quite a Walter Cronkite , I will freely admit , but…

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The Language of Travel Explained

I don’t travel a lot. Seriously, I know people who travel farther and way more often than I do. I once described myself as a Travel Wimp, and it’s still a good description. I check bags, schedule long, safe layovers … Continue reading

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My Atomic Clock

I’ve been thinking about time lately. Time, timers, alarm clocks and regular old clocks and watches. I had all these thoughts bouncing around in my head and I thought: maybe the SoCS prompt will be about ‘time’ and I’ll be … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors–Seattle Walk

Last month, I spent a few days in Seattle, Washington. I lived in Seattle for a few years back in the late 70s, moving to Connecticut in 1981. I wasn’t there long enough for it to feel like a home … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Guest Lecture

Those of you who follow the Thursday Doors series knew this was coming. It has little to do with the doors, and surprisingly, it has little to do with my lecture. Oh, don’t worry, (or perhaps I should say don’t … Continue reading

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