Monthly Archives: November 2004

lemme see what’s on…my mind?!

Several instances of deja vu through out the day. Nothing to really make me stop and go “hmmm” unlike the comment made by the ‘King of the Hill’ character, Dale Gribble, at Hank and Peggy Hill’s 20th marriage anniversary comparing … Continue reading

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somewhere in an alternate reality I’d like to visit…

Welcome to “Bud Bowl” MMMCCLXVII. This year’s match-up pits the Panama Reds against the Columbian Golds and it’s sure to be a real smoker. This game will weed out the winners from the losers, but to be blunt, both teams … Continue reading

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how I now remember Thanksgiving

One year ago this week, the day my “20 year career” ended just in time for Thanksgiving and (when I eventually went back to work three months later) it became just a “job”. Not that I don’t have much to … Continue reading

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and so it begins

Retrieving today’s newspaper I immediately noticed its bulk. After reading the usual sections of interest (headlines, local, opinion, obits and comics) during breakfast, it crossed my mind to weigh this prize catch to see if it would qualify as the … Continue reading

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another thing you didn’t know about me

I’m a ‘Dale Carnegie Course’ drop-out. I hated it. My boss at the time suggested I sign up and attend. Of the four to five dozen students, I was the only person to successfully demonstrate their ability to memorize then … Continue reading

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questions never asked

If women (until men are able to get pregnant, carry a child to term then give birth, we should have no say in the debate) were to decide in favor of abortion, would they make it retroactive?

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a thought for the holidays

(this comes from “The Writer’s Almanac”, a daily email newsletter from Minnesota Public Radio) “Pre-Holiday PMS,” by Ginger Andrews, from An Honest Answer I don’t want to be thankful this year. I don’t want to eat turkey and I could … Continue reading

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