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Merry Christmas

For my entire life, Christmas has been the commercial beast that people complain about. Whether it what used to sell toys or gadgets (adult toys), whether it featured a coke inspired Santa Claus or a group of elves, whether it … Continue reading

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More Turkey Anyone?

Another Saturday, and another Christmas meal. Based on what I have heard, this is the last turkey dinner for this Christmas season.  Worry not, though, there is still a ham and Chinese food planned before the whole thing is wrapped … Continue reading

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Happy Easter….Let’s Eat.

We celebrated Easter a little early this year.  When I say celebrated, I really mean that we ate a meal that looked suspiciously like the meal we eat at Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Other than the religious theme linking these things, … Continue reading

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Answering the Call

I and the telephone are not best friends. Especially now that I have a smart phone rather than a home phone.  It is more than likely that I put it down somewhere in my house and wandered off to another room or … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Winter

I forgot my phone and had to run back to my house to get it. If I didn’t have to enter my work hours, or keep up several games of Words with Friends, I probably would have left it and … Continue reading

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Lexical Combat

There is nothing wrong with a little competitive spark. At least that is how I feel today.  I am not writing this to get into a debate about whether kids should just play for fun (and everyone gets a trophy) … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day and Pre-Mother’s Day

Look, let’s get serious for a minute. There is no way I could choose anything other than celebrating Mother’s Day with my Mother and other family members as Today’s Perfect Moment.  To do anything else, wouldn’t only be wrong, but it … Continue reading

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September 1, 2014: Dad, TV, and Football

Today’s Perfect Moment is complicated.  Perhaps complicated is not the right word.  Confused?  Bittersweet?  I would choose that one, but I always look at that word as better suited to something more romantic.  (And by romantic you need to watch … Continue reading

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