Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Second Thanksgiving Gift

Some have asked me if my weirdness developed later in life, or if I’ve always been this way. So to help answer that, here’s a story from 27 years ago. But first, a bit of background. I was working at … Continue reading

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My Thanksgiving Gift – A Bit Early.

I’m sure some of you will have family shindigs to attend tomorrow, and others far braver than I will be engaging in that no-holds-barred warfare known as holiday shopping. So here’s my Thanksgiving salute to one and all, whether you … Continue reading

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Um … Yeah, It’s One Of THOSE Posts Again.

Well, this time, I’m just gonna give ya the highlights. Last Thursday night, my wife got really sick. Nothing life-threatening (technically), just one of those barf-n-squirt stomach bugs. Things got nuts as I took on taking care of the house … Continue reading

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An Unusual, But Urgent, Request.

My regular readers know that I try to avoid “heavy” topics. Sure, I’ll memorialise our veterans and sing their praises. But otherwise, I try to keep things humourous and light around here. But today, I find myself having to do … Continue reading

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When History Becomes Hearsay.

On this Veteran’s Day, 95 years after the end of the First World War, I’d like to touch on a slightly different topic. Rather than just joining the ranks of so many others posting “thank you” today, I’d like to … Continue reading

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Murphy, Go Home!

Just to let you all know I’m still alive … kinda. In light of the old Chinese blessing/curse “May you live in interesting times”, it has been a hellaciously interesting few weeks! First I fought with my ISP To get … Continue reading

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