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One day off turned into a few days off. I lol.

What’s been going on since I’ve been away from the online world? Well… I finished reading Hitchens’ No One Left To Lie To: The Values of the Worst Family. He nailed not only the Clintons. He called out the various … Continue reading

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the black goat of the family

I was never the black sheep. My personality was never sheep-like. It was more like a goat’s. I would butt heads (figuratively speaking) sometimes, just for fun. I easily digested (figuratively speaking again) things that others found inedible, unpalatable. I … Continue reading

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The Dude speaking.

An old idea, one from about two years ago, has crept its way into the ponderings, musings on Garden Variety. It doesn’t change the story, just adds an interesting new wrinkle. Happily I find it moves to reduce or eliminate … Continue reading

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This is a ramble. Something dawned on me, and I writed it down.

I noticed something today, something about my personality and life. It hearkens back to my infanthood. My parents often told me how “different” I was as a tot. I was so much so that over my crib they framed the … Continue reading

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A quiet day today. Amazing.

I stand amazed. Two of the kids went to their mom’s late last night are are coming back today at 5pm. That means it’s been just me and one of the kiddos since. And that means it’s been pretty quiet … Continue reading

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I did something kind of unusual this evening.

I went and belayed for my youngest son while he climbed at the indoor rock climbing place in the area metro. Other than light exercise I’ve kind of avoided much overtly physical activity over the past eight or nine years … Continue reading

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