Monthly Archives: January 2011

Facebook Failure

I do have a Facebook page but I’m not very good “at Facebook.” I long ago grew weary of the insignificant posts. Knowing that someone is at the gym or looking for Waldo or whatever isn’t my idea of keeping … Continue reading

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Construction Work

Greg stepped over to my office during his lunch break yesterday. We spent some time sharing events from our past, particular things that we had done in the way of creative expression. There wasn’t a gushing torrent, just a quiet … Continue reading

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New Snow

There is a legend that the Esquimeaux have a hundred words for snow. A report I read a few years ago said they only have a dozen or so. I don’t know any of them but I’d love to know … Continue reading

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Refuge

The first thing we did at the new place here was build a shed for the horse. Before we had running water restored in the house. Before we repaired the toilets, before we had a shower. Two months before we … Continue reading

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Ready or Not

“Bushel of wheat, bushel of rye; if you’re not ready, holler out ‘I.’” That was the final warning when we played Hide-n-Seek as I was growing up. It was the preliminary notice that the Seeker was about to come looking … Continue reading

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MLK Day

I grew up in southwestern Kentucky in the Fifties and Sixties. Although integration was not completed in Columbus, Ohio, until 1984, it was done eighteen years earlier where I lived. Toward the end of the school year in 1966, the … Continue reading

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Brain Freeze

I just now checked our local weather history for the past couple of days, specifically looking at low temperatures. The readings are taken at Rosecrans Airport, just a few miles east of our house. In that low flat bordering the … Continue reading

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