Category Archives: Opinion

Darkness is a State of Mind

I’ve written in the past about the degree to which I dislike Daylight Saving Time. I think it’s a dumb idea. It doesn’t surprise me that politicians keep it alive, because retail and recreation industries of all sorts like it. … Continue reading

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Goodbye Sears

The word is out, our Sears store is among the 150 stores being closed as the department store financial institution holding company orphaned co-brand of K-mart Big-K, makes it easier for the corporate pallbearers to shovel it into the retail … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Sad

I don’t use the Drive-thru lane for coffee. I prefer to go in the store. I like to see what donuts are available and whether they have the brand of orange juice I like (which is any brand other than … Continue reading

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Step Into the Light

I’ve been dwelling on a particular disk in the Twilight Zone DVD set for the past few weeks. It’s not like I watch it every day, but each time I go to eject it, I decide to watch a couple … Continue reading

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Follow Ups

Last Wednesday’s post about grammatical errors and the humorous ways they played out in the comment stream illustrated one “problem” with blogging. I put problem in quotes, because it doesn’t even rise to the level where it would get tagged … Continue reading

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Daylight Is a Finite Commodity

If we were having a beer, you would be bemoaning the time of our meeting. “I think we should start meeting earlier.” “Why, what’s wrong with 3:00?” “It will be getting dark by the time we leave. I like to … Continue reading

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Remember Those Who Brought Us Here

In a week when the news organizations will ignore all else in favor of what happens/happened tomorrow, I would like to draw your attention to the event at the end of the week. Here in the US, Veterans Day is … Continue reading

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