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Tuesday Bag o’ Hostility

When people say they want the homeless problem to go away, I wonder if they know what they’re really asking for. [...]

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Xmas in the Rearview

Bloggers always say they’re too busy to post during the holidays. I wanted to use that excuse, but it wouldn’t have been exactly true. It’s more that I wanted to be social and spend time with my family than isolate myself in the office to write.

Things are getting back to normal now and here [...]

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My War on Xmas

We’re getting a new DSLR camera for Xmas, an expensive gift that’s really for me. I have several small gifts for Donna but nothing approaching the camera in value, and even though I tell myself it’s the thought that matters, not the cost of the gift, the lack of balance has been bothering me.

Two [...]

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Sunday Bag o’ Holiday Mail

Sunday, and another mixed bag of topics I want to say something about before I forget, topics which taken one by one wouldn’t rate posts of their own.

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Switching from snail mail to email for the annual holiday letter to friends and relatives seems like such a bright idea. Until [...]

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Tuesday Bag o’ Pain

I’ve had a sore back for a month and it’s showing no signs of getting better. The pain is in the saddle of the lower back. I think it’s the bed. But it could be back cancer for all I know. The doctor says it’s because I’m fat. I bit my tongue and accepted my [...]

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Show & Tell

The dog ate my book report, but I do have show & tell [...]

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Clickbait

Good lord, the scammers aren’t even trying any more. And why should they? They could post photos of used Kleenex or sidewalk cracks, ask us to “share” or “like” them to prevent cancer, and most of us would do it. [...]

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Thursday Bag o’ Geekery

Donna’s old Dell died this week, and last night we ordered a new MacBook Pro to replace it. Slowly but surely, Macs are edging out PCs around these parts. Four or even three years ago, if someone had told me we’d ever drink Steve Jobs’ Koolaid, I’d have scoffed.

But then I got an iPad, [...]

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