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Even grayer

Right after my last post, I went up to Canada for vacation. This was my first time going in September, and it was a different place (same lake) and a different experience. I had gotten used to the rather warmer … Continue reading

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Wing season

Preseason football is finally here! Boy, that snuck up on me. We’re less than two weeks from the opening of the Fair now, and that means summer is on its way out. Sheesh. This summer has raced by. I’m at … Continue reading

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Summertime slump

I very much did not plan to go on blog hiatus for two months. So what happened? The short answer is things got busy and in down time I didn’t feel like I had a lot to say. Work-wise things … Continue reading

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Infirm on a sunny day

I have been healthy exactly two days this year: January 1-2. Since then it’s been an absolute train wreck. I came down with a cold I picked up New Year’s Eve, that left me with a nasty cough. That developed … Continue reading

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The tale of the one-legged programmer

Did you know it’s possible to sprain your foot in your sleep? It happens most often when you have several layers of heavy covers, and sleep with your foot in a bad position for too long. I’ve done it more … Continue reading

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The evolution of Valentine’s Day

When I was a kid, I remember Valentine’s Day as a weird interlude between Christmas and Easter. February was always miserable and cold with nothing much else going on, except President’s Day which was a precious day off of school. … Continue reading

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Back aboard the sick train?

This has sure been a fun month-and-change. At the New Year’s party I caught a cold, which promptly hit me three days later. I tried keeping on top of it at first, using vitamin C and garlic and everything else … Continue reading

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