Monthly Archives: February 2013

Well, isn’t that my dumb luck

As those of you who follow this blog know, I’ve been trying to become more of a runner, trying to improve my stamina and speed and be less of, well, a joke. In the last couple of weeks, I really … Continue reading

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Dad’s status, two weeks after hip replacement surgery

My father had emergency hip replacement surgery two weeks ago. I flew down to be with him in Florida the weekend after the surgery and was down in Brooksville (north of Tampa) for a week. Dad is 80 and not … Continue reading

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What is love? Part 2

It’s Valentine’s Day. I’m in Florida looking after my father as he recovers from a broken hip. My wife of 15 years, Carole Furr, is back home in Vermont, working part-time doing accounting for a local firm, looking after our … Continue reading

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What is love? Part 1

I am spending Valentine’s Day far from my sweetie. This isn’t as unusual as it might be for some people. I work as a technical trainer for a very large Fortune 500 company and it’s often the case that I’m … Continue reading

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Superplagal cadence?

In music theory, a cadence is a “melodic or harmonic configuration that creates a sense of repose or resolution” (thanks, Wikipedia; thanks, Harvard Dictionary of Music). The most basic cadence, also called authentic or standard cadence, ends in the chords … Continue reading

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Modern banking: I still hate it

Jay and I have been pretty short on cash lately. This isn’t our fault; it’s because for quite a few months of last year, I worked for someone who *ahem* did not pay me. Not an illegal action; I was … Continue reading

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This is my Sick Face.

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