Category Archives: Life Is Weird

Facebook Posts

Do you ever go to bed at night planning on getting up the next morning and taking a nap? Asking for a friend. (10/3/19) I was recently reminded of my 8th-grade graduation. As part of the ceremony, my entire class … Continue reading

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Fifteen Observations About Living in Colorado

The grocery stores don’t have doors. At least the King Sooper doesn’t. We went one night when the wind chill was -4 and a huge section of the front of the store was wide open. As we walked in, we … Continue reading

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Garage Sale

It’s amazing how quickly stuff accumulates when you own a home. It seems you never toss anything because there’s always somewhere to stick it away. Then, when you decide to move, you’ve got piles of stuff too good to toss … Continue reading

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Dog Owners

Many people are more comfortable with their pets than they are with humans. I know this from personal observation. On my daily hike around the neighborhood, I meet people out walking their dogs. Frequently, as we approach each other, the … Continue reading

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Good Landing

Last night, Sally and I drove into the city to see the band Chicago perform with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. We’d spent a lot of money on the concert tickets, and I didn’t want to risk being late, so we … Continue reading

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Last summer, instead of whining about the weeds in my yard, I determined to go outside regularly and pull them. Finding that strategy neither enjoyable or effective, I’ve decided to go back to whining. At least that gives me a … Continue reading

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Batting 1.000

In the photo, I’m standing in front of a large tree. I’m bent over, in the classic baseball-card shortstop stance, head up, mitt down. My uniform is a glistening white — I never did anything in that uniform that could possibly make it … Continue reading

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Spam Can Be Fun

It’s come down to a choice. I can block my blog from appearing on search engines and have no readers (except for the few of you who stop by once in a while because you like me and feel obligated). Or, I … Continue reading

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