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Merry X-mas!

November 30, 2010

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Christmas or X-mas? I’ve heard complaint that the “X” takes Christ out of ‘Christmas’ a lot over the years. I would like to state: I don’t see anything wrong with the abbreviation so long as folks actually know why the abbreviation is somewhat appropriate and closer to the original Greek than our befuddling English. I […]

10 Things I’m Thankful For

November 25, 2010

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10 Things I'm Thankful For... not necessarily in the order written, and not necessarily exclusive.

I Hate Shopping

November 23, 2010

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My rant review of shopping for a wireless router in Mount Vernon. Gag me with a spork.

Say One For The Locals

November 16, 2010

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WEAR PURPLE tomorrow in support of the search for Stephanie, Kody and Tina and in support of Sarah! Recently, a 30-year-old punk (I can’t call him a man) kidnapped 4 people. More like abducted. One of those people was found 3 days ago at 8am at the punk’s house in the basement, bound and gagged. […]

Foot In My Mouth

November 13, 2010

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Okay, time for a confession: I’ve said or written stuff that isn’t necessarily offensive in any light, but may accidentally out various people in ways that they didn’t think they would be or didn’t want to be. Examples: I noted in an email to a group that a passcode for something had been previously incorrect, […]

Dinner v. Supper

November 8, 2010

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Supper always has sounded like such a weird word to me. I suppose dinner is too, but I really never have welcomed “supper”, although I ‘sup’ often enough. Supper (according to M-W.com): 1. the evening meal especially when dinner is taken at midday 2. a light meal served late in the evening Dinner (according to […]

Modesty

November 8, 2010

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I’ve been watching Dancing With the Stars for a while now, especially the season with daughter of Sarah Palin, Bristol (@Tripssma). I have to say, she has been doing much better. She loses her “expression,” as Bruno said, while she’s in the middle of a sequence of fairly complicated steps. But meh, that’s not what […]