Category Archives: Life Is Weird

Good Landing

Last night, we 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 left home … Continue reading

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Facebook Posts

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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I’m Not Sure Closing is the Right Name For It

At least three friends of mine are currently working their way through the process of purchasing their first homes. They’re very excited as they approach the day of “The Closing.” I feel that somebody should warn them about this day, and I’ve … Continue reading

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