Monthly Archives: December 2017

I Dared Me

One day I took a look at the blog I had created, and I saw that there were only brittle bones holding it up, occasional posts with gaps of neglect letting the structure sag. I shook my head at myself. … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Blue

The reservoir was this incredible dark blue today. Such a wonderful color. It’s much too late in the year for the reservoir to be mostly unfrozen, but I can’t complain about warm weather and dry roads. And dark blue water.

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Detective shows: Columbo

I love detective shows. Do I love all of them? Probably not. But I certainly have some favorites. Let’s start with one of the all-time greats: Colombo. The best part about this one is that it absolutely is not a … Continue reading

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Good things

Can I tell you how much I appreciate sleeping through the night? It’s this amazing luxury that I rarely experience, but after those nights of coughing and just being miserable, it’s a true joy. I also appreciate this magical encyclopedia … Continue reading

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The Golden Record

Because we watched Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Netflix was quite sure we would want to watch a documentary on the Voyager spacecraft. Because… the music? The humor? The alien characters? Well, we actually did like some of the music. … Continue reading

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I’m feeling better. Somewhere around 4:00 today, something felt different. I still have this annoying cough and occasional violent sneezes, but I feel Better. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. I did manage to read … Continue reading

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The good news is that the fever is gone. The bad news is that I apparently took the day off from everything yesterday, including this. Just so I could cough a lot. Ah, well. I expected it might happen some … Continue reading

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I’m cold. My eyes ache. I’m reminded of a little ditty I once wrote: Burning, something’s burning Everything has that smoky flavor. It has a tune that I’m hearing in my head. I know, it has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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Quote: Medicine

┬áMedicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability. – William Osler   Because I got that scratchy throat yesterday and I don’t sound like me anymore.  

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Favorite: Back to Work Back to Work: This is a podcast that I just enjoy listening to. It’s a couple of guys who talk about random stuff and they often make me laugh. They include links to related sites that sometimes help to … Continue reading

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