Monthly Archives: November 2008

Maybe next time, they’ll sign Kimbo Slice.

Microsoft has ended their two year marketing affiliation with Leon Lebron James wherein he served as a spokesperson for their products. I was curious about how Microsoft came to the decision to use an overgrown athlete to peddle software to a customer base, many … Continue reading

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health update. part three

Yesterday, I did two different sessions on the treadmill, walking for 6 tenths of a mile each at a speed of 2.5 miles an hour. No world record but…   This morning, for the second time, I took a shower … Continue reading

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A short history of Mush – the nectar of the gods.

It fell to me this morning to make breakfast and my first thought was to have eggs and grits. But when I opened the refrigerator, what to my wondering eyes did appear was an eight inch long, three inch diameter roll … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving.

Tomorrow, we’re going to sit down to turkey and all the trimmings. I wanted to write something that woud convey the thanks I feel at just being alive. Susie and I have now spent 45 Thanksgivings together and  we have come a … Continue reading

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If there was any doubt….

about the Christmas season being nigh, it was erased this evening when I saw my first Chia Pet commercial of the season. Can the Clapper lady be far behind? The Chia people are still pushing the scooby doo model. How … Continue reading

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Here’s a whole ‘nother bag of worms being opened up.

A fourteen year old girl’s parents are suing Bloomington south high school to force the school to let her play boy’s baseball even though a lawsuit is not necessary.  You know, one of the unseen pitfalls of growing old is having … Continue reading

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I am just so unsure of things.

Yesterday we retrieved my old Sears treadmill and its in the back of the truck. It’s also very heavy. This morning, I had the bright idea to call the office of the codo complex to see if a couple of … Continue reading

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