Monthly Archives: September 2013

A Pimento Cheese Kind Of Day

Today is a pimento cheese kind of day. Or, to be more specific, a grilled pimento cheese sandwich kind of day. It’s cold, blustery, wet, dark, and all in all the kind of day you’d like to spend indoors with … Continue reading

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Missing Carole

I travel for work — some years, in excess of 75% of my weeknights are spent in hotels far from home. I’ve been doing this for 15 years and counting, and Carole and I have always managed to make it … Continue reading

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Not Sure If This Is Good Or Not

Image credit: radiantskies / 123RF Stock Photo So, today, a participant in a WebEx-based class that I’m leading this week asked me what “oortcloud” meant. I had to get her to repeat herself a couple of times before I realized … Continue reading

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Pointless banality

I can hear high frequency and low frequency noises that 45-year-old men aren’t supposed to be able to hear. I turn lightswitches on and off with my toes now and then. I can see in the dark like a cat. … Continue reading

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Our Four-Cat Family

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We lost our dear little cat Thursday in June of 2013. Probably sooner than I should have, I went to the Humane Society of Chittenden County and adopted a pair of little black kitties, not sisters (technically), but nonetheless cats … Continue reading

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Substitute Teaching

(I originally wrote this in 1997. I had it up on the old version of the furrs.org website before I took it down and replaced it with the current WordPress-based version. ) Ever been a substitute teacher? I have. It was … Continue reading

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Regarding Kats

I was on a business trip on the night of November 27, 2001. But I was bored. I contacted my wife on whatever instant messenger program we were using at the time and this is what resulted: JayIDX1: ptang Auto response … Continue reading

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