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My New Year’s Resolution: Screw That

I sat down today to list the many ways in which I stink. This annual cataloging of faults (with accompanying promises to do better) is a practice better known as making New Year’s resolutions. Coming up with raw material was … Continue reading

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Thank You, Blogs I Follow. Thanks For Nothing.

I love you. I hate you. I love your wonderful words, spun out like thread, woven into intricate tapestries that are by turns gossamer light or substantial as a good, wool blanket.  I love your glorious images; photos that capture … Continue reading

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Freshly Pegged – Go Jules Go

Have you ever sent a post out into the blogosphere, absolutely convinced it was going to be Freshly Pressed?  And then it wasn’t? You’re not alone. I’ve asked some fantastic bloggers to select the post that had them muttering,”THIS One … Continue reading

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THIS One Should Have Been Freshly Pressed – FiftyFourandAHalf

Have you ever sent a post out into the blogosphere, absolutely convinced it was going to be Freshly Pressed?  And then it wasn’t? You’re not alone. I’ve asked some fantastic bloggers to select the post that had them muttering,”THIS One … Continue reading

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THIS One Should Have Been Freshly Pressed – Misty’s Laws

I was rereading  some of my posts the other day (as I often do when I’m supposed to be working on a big presentation or a tax return) and I came across one of my favorites.  I remember how excited … Continue reading

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THIS One Should Have Been Freshly Pressed – Life In The Boomer Lane

I was rereading  some of my posts the other day (as I often do when I’m supposed to be working on a big presentation or a tax return) and I came across one of my favorites.  I remember how excited … Continue reading

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Using Old, Familiar Words That Nobody Has Ever Heard Before

If I told you that my life was “at sixes and sevens” right now, would you know what I was talking about?  You would if you lived in the year 1815.  That knowledge is surprisingly un-useful, however, when trying to … Continue reading

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C’Mon, WordPress, Papa Needs A New Pair Of Bowling Shoes!

I wandered into the bowels of my blog the other day and came across a strange chamber called “Site Stats”.  I had heard of such a place from other, more worldly bloggers, but I know not of such things. Blogging … Continue reading

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How to Fake Cultural Literacy in a Snoop Dogg World

If you’re like me, you want everyone to think you’re smart.  You don’t want to take the time and trouble to really learn things, though; that’s way too much work. Smart people are always tossing around profound quotes from other … Continue reading

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The Letter

I whipped out a blog post the other day, and then hit Spell Check and Mental Editor as usual.  (The latter is the check-before-hitting-send/print/submit filter that I carry around in my brain.)  Thank goodness I did.  A reference to Lady … Continue reading

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