Category Archives: just sayin’


Last month – December – nine people, with a combined tenure totalling just north of 200 years – retired from where I work. That Sort of Thing prompts some reflection. Or maybe it was the time of year. Anyway, it’s … Continue reading

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Happy Nothing-says-love-like-buying-obligatory-crap-on-this-particular-Day!

Yeah, don’t get me started. It’s the most horrid of all the so-called holidays. (OK, you’re right, I say that about Christmas when it’s that time of year.) But this, while there’s also the rampant commercialism that plagues Christmas, is … Continue reading


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you’ve been told

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revealing mist

if pressed for an answer, most of us would say fog obscures rather than illuminates, and yet this morning’s dew made me aware of the multitude of spider webs in a way that never happens on a dry sunny day. … Continue reading

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Vehicles and driving on the brain recently, then on the way home the aftermath of a collision on the other side of the freeway. Emergency vehicles still on scene, a lane blocked, traffic backing up behind it. Amazingly our side … Continue reading

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the s word

NO, you are NOT starving. You may feel VERY HUNGRY, but I’m willing to bet (and I’m not a betting person) that everyone I’ve ever heard say they were starving was not. Yes, I know it’s a figure of speech, … Continue reading

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Biggerbetterfasterstronger and so on… In these days of some is good, more is better and too much is not enough, the word epic does get perhaps overused. [Although one of the best compliments I’ve gotten about something I’ve baked – … Continue reading

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the g word

This post, or at least thoughts for this post, or on this topic, have been kicking around in my head for years, but somehow I’ve never gotten around to writing them down. Part of it is the time thing yes, … Continue reading

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the future is now

2015 That sure sounds like the future, doesn’t it? Heck, 2000 used to sound like a big date milestone, and here we are, 15 years past that. Despite all the Y2K hoopla, the world didn’t end back then in 2000. … Continue reading

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the source of it

I’m not sure now what made me think of it, maybe a stream of water (so many of them these days) where there isn’t usually one, spreading, spreading, from a gutter or drain, and to get across without getting my … Continue reading

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