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A Good Ride Despite the Flat

Distance 73.42 km Elevation Gain 674 m Time 3h 50m**   (including pep talks and tube changes)   Finally, today I felt strong on the bike. I had been having trouble not having energy when out for rides.  I was … Continue reading

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Helping a Student

Today’s Perfect Moment is about finding common ground with my new students.  I think, sometimes, my teaching is more effective when I share a common interest with a student, or at least have some knowledge I can impart on them. … Continue reading

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WordPress Premium Questions

Once again, I find myself wondering if I should sign up for WP premium. It is party because I am running out of space, and partly because my numbers are consistent and on pace to double last years. It isn’t … Continue reading

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Just A Kid In A Toy Store

Alternatively, I could have called this finding a passionate salesclerk.   My niece’s upcoming birthday afforded me the opportunity to browse the toy store. Yes, I could have bought her clothes, but those years aren’t upon us yet.  She is … Continue reading

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In Need of Recommendations

Last Thursday I wandered around the library, somewhat aimlessly.  I was there to pick up a book I put on hold and I am now reading titled “Everyone Behaves Badly”.  Every other book I had intended to pick up was either … Continue reading

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Thank You

I just wanted to write a short thank you to all the people who offered their help in the technical aspects of adding another tab or category to my menu bar. I was surprised at how many people took a … Continue reading

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Help Please

I just thought I would put this short appeal out there.  I need a couple of helpful hints for this blog.  These are technical things rather than content or readership questions How do I add more things to the line … Continue reading

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What do you do when you want to get rid of an old television?  This was something I had to face this week.  Of course, I could have waited until e-waste day came.  I could have taken it to the … Continue reading

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July 8, 2014: Freedom from Lifestyle Sainthood

I hate being told what to do.  I realize that people have lots of good ideas, and sometimes they have the best of intentions, but that doesn’t mean they can force their ideas on me.  I know that sounds stubborn–actually, … Continue reading

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