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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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Christmastime Potpourri

With Christmas coming I’ve been pretty distracted, and so I’ve slacked off again on the blog. Oops. So this post is a bit of everything. To start with, the Friday before last I had a bit of a plumbing disaster. … Continue reading

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Bring on the snow

It’s gray and disgusting outside my window. Widespread rain is pushing through my area. And this is why whenever one of my fellow Syracuse residents says something about how they’re glad it hasn’t snowed yet, I want to slap them. … Continue reading

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The story so far

Holy crap this month has been flying by. I meant to do an update post sooner than this. The big life stuff going on: My wife is back to being pain-free now that the kidney stone is well behind her. … Continue reading

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