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Smug Cycling

I bike to work once or twice a week. Cycling to work fills me with inordinate, sinful levels of pride. Not that I strut around work bragging to co-workers. But silently, in my head, I’m thinking, “I biked to worked … Continue reading

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Workplace haiku

Here’s some haiku inspired by working between Christmas and New Years when many colleagues are on leave, or calling in sick. 😉 Sick Leave? Calling in cozy Hot tea, fireplace, good book Can’t come in today Understaffed Alone all is … Continue reading

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Lights in the Tunnel a Review

Summary: Good book. Scary premise. Hope he’s wrong. In Lights in the Tunnel, Martin Ford, a CEO of some tech company whose name I can’t find, asserts that technological improvements are going to lead to mass unemployment.  He believes that … Continue reading

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Running is bad for your knees you know.

I’ve been running for over 2 years now and have yet to get a comment about running being bad for my knees. If you go by the Runners World articles and runner blog postings, you’d think that’s the first thing … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Special

I stumble into work Saturday evening. Date night can yield good tips. Well, it can if you don’t flub people’s orders, forget to fill their glasses and give them the wrong check. I thought she came by to make out. I hoped she’d … Continue reading

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Don’t Bother Paying Those Parking Tickets – A Review of The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters

The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters It’s the end of the world as we know it, and he feels fine.  Well, actually, he doesn’t feel fine.  A suspicious suicide has disturbed his sense of order An asteroid is bearing … Continue reading

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In Hiding

Ted parked his van under the pine trees.  Playgrounds and ball fields spread before him, empty and still.  Nostalgia beckoned with sweet melancholy. He spent his days crammed under sinks and behind toilets. Andrea Hemmings of 45 Wood Circle cancelled … Continue reading

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