Tag Archives: Blogging

Candid Comments

Blog posts are planned, considered, edited. Comments are not, they are spontaneous. That is where the good stuff lives. Did you ever submit a comment, then sit back and wonder how it would be received ? Did I just say … Continue reading

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“Service Engine Soon”

At first, they were called “idiot lights”. They indicate trouble within the engine. The light comes on, you access the code book, identify the issue, repair or replace parts. The light is extinguished and you move forward. It is simple … Continue reading

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Spamalot ???

With the utmost respect for all things Monty Python, this post asks a very different question. Since more than 90 % of the items in my spam folder are attached to one particular post, will the spammers go away if … Continue reading

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Youth Dew

Every few years, I go in search of a new fragrance, spraying scents onto those little cardboard squares provided by department stores. This year was no different. I kept coming back to a classic, one that I wore in the … Continue reading

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Easy to be Hard

I found myself on the steps of Columbia University handing out flyers for presidential hopeful Eugene McCarthy. It was the late 1960’s. I was there for a high school journalism conference, a teenager in New York City for 4 days … Continue reading

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The Wedding Photographer

On the afternoon of my 30th birthday, I began my career as a wedding photographer. Six months later, it was over. Her name was Kelli. We worked together in the marketing department of an engineering company. She was beautiful, and … Continue reading

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Comfort

Time to simplify. Deep breaths, and a return to basics. Grilled cheese and tomato soup. Wishing everyone a calm, uncomplicated day.

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