Monthly Archives: March 2014

My Prediction for the 2014 Atlanta Braves season

No one asked, but I’m going to go on record here anyway since today is Opening Day (at least as far as the Braves are concerned): the Braves will finish with a winning record, but only just, and finish 2nd … Continue reading

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The Great Silverware Wormhole?

Does anyone else have silverware in their silverware drawer that you have NO IDEA where it came from, that doesn’t match the set(s) that you normally use? We realized today that we’d accumulated quite a bit in our silverware drawer, … Continue reading

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Kitty Anxiety and Prozac?

We brought home a long-haired black kitty and a short-haired black kitty from the shelter last June. They had always been together, at their previous home, at the shelter, and then with us. I think that they may have been … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Lightness of Ice Cream Cakes

Carole really likes ice cream cakes. I mean she really, really likes ice cream cakes. Even though I can take them or leave them, she used to try to twist my arm into consenting to have an ice cream cake … Continue reading

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Lasagna!

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From the vault: Mindsets and You

(I wrote this in the early 1990s when I was a humble student in the Master of Public Administration program at Virginia Tech. Be gentle. That was a lifetime ago.) Here we are now, some years after… Suppose you’re out … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of the Dewey Decimal System

I worked at a public library in Christiansburg, Virginia between 1990 and 1993 — not full time, by any means, since I was also in graduate school at that time. Working at the circulation desk gave me an excellent, but … Continue reading

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