Monthly Archives: January 2011

Australian Open


If you watch tennis, or play on occasion, you get the sense that it is much like the game of life.  Back and forth: wit, talent, determination and luck.  Sometimes you can pull it all together but still the opponent wins … Continue reading

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Grab Hold


Whether it’s food, music or books, we all have our favorites. When it comes to people, we’re even more finicky. I like my people rather plain, up front and secure about themself. Plain…nothing to do with beauty or the lack … Continue reading

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Lack of judgement


When it’s near zero with a gusty wind, it’s hard to think, let alone use good judgement.  I’d gotten out of my toasty warm car, pulled up the black hood on my coat and started toward my office building when … Continue reading

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What’s new, what’s news


It’s a boring morning when you turn on the a.m.news and old snow scenes from prior years are flashed like ‘red alerts’  The talk is the possibility of 2-3 inches of snow.  For northerners, that’s a spit in a very … Continue reading

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Path of Least Resistance


Another day, another snowstorm, of sorts, in the midwest–across the country.  Outside there’s a gray sky and a dense cloud of snow flakes fluttering down.  I like the kind of snow that is so thick, it sticks on your brows, covers your nose … Continue reading

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Highs and Lows..


A tragic weekend for six innocents, a congresswoman and federal judge included.  What troubles me, also should drive the rest of the viewing world crazy is the fact that a few unsavory characters have turned the tragedy into a political … Continue reading

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Saturday…overplanning day


Even though I don’t have a punch a clock, sit at a desk, report to somebody who drives me crazy, kind of job, I still look to the weekend for all the ‘stuff’ I like to do:  Sleep late, take a long … Continue reading

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