Monthly Archives: November 2011

Ends vs. Means

Since I started blogging, I found that the topic well can run dry if you try to blog several times a week.  When that happens, I check out blog topic generators.  WordPress, the blog site I use, has a daily … Continue reading

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Christmas cards

I particularly like Christmas cards.  I like anything that arrives specifically for me whether it is snail mail, email, or FB message.  (Bills are exempt from that, of course)  I send out my Christmas cards early to make sure that … Continue reading

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thanksgiving

gratitude prayer by e. e. Cummings i thank you god for  this most amazing day: for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is … Continue reading

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Good morning.

I got up with Bob this morning at 4:30.  That’s morning.  Saturday morning. A.M.  He’s working today and we generally get going together even though my trek this Saturday ends at the edge of the sidewalk and his ends up … Continue reading

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Movie night

I love going to the movies.  It’s one of the best ways to spend a too hot summer or too cold winter Saturday.  There was talk when VCR’s came out that the movie theater industry would become extinct, but that hasn’t happened.  There’s something exciting … Continue reading

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It’s (like) okay

Like is one of those words that I catch myself over-using.  Unless I am saying “I like your red and purple polka dot shirt,” I am saying the word too much.  I want to (like) poke myself with a broom … Continue reading

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Drive

I can’t understand what evil genius devised those roadside information signs.  Sometimes there’s a simple message:  “Hurricane in the Gulf.  Be prepared.”  Or “Ice on road.  Drive with care.”  Usually, it is a silver or amber alert that reads like … Continue reading

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Quitting time

That’s as opposed to “closing time” which was when people like me used to rush the bar to get the last shots of alcohol.  The time came when I didn’t wait for closing time because that would mean I was … Continue reading

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Customer service update

The backhoe loader made it to Corpus Christi 30 minutes late.  We had gotten updates from the haul truck driver who should be their customer service manager.  He called when he left Laredo and when he was delayed by a … Continue reading

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Customer service?

The company I’m working with turned 1 year old on 10/18.  That’s the day we got our first contract to actually build something.  The company’s owned by two brothers who got their start in utility/drainage construction more than 30 years … Continue reading

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