Monthly Archives: January 2009

25 years old and gone.

I was in downtown Indianapolis a week or so ago and happened to drive by the remains of the Hoosier dome. I thought it would make an interesting picture but I didn’t have a camera with me so the next … Continue reading

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Another success story.

It was past time for my regular haircut and today was a good day for getting that accomplished. Susie did the honors and unlike last time when the clippers slipped and left a pretty good impression of a taco shell … Continue reading

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You would think I’ve never seen snow.

Ah, wintertime in Indiana. We awoke this morning to about a foot of snow. It began yesterday afternoon and we ventured out to take a few pictures.  Our first stop was the bridge over the interstate. Susie snapped a couple … Continue reading

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Just in case…

you were wondering what’s wrong with our schools, here is exhibit 221:  a story on Virginia parents forcing the school board to lower grading standards apparently in order to keep up with the rest of the country.

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Woo – Hoo!

I just finished lunch and for the second day in a row, we had weightwatchers soup because Susie, even though I love her just the way she is, is attempting to lose a little weight. This means I am too. … Continue reading

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A great move for Race relations.

I know. I know.  This incident may not really have been a racial incident but I’m certain a lot of people will see it that way. It involves an A-A player stepping on the face of a white player as … Continue reading

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Haven’t seen this for a while.

I have gotten a little concerned about our current practice of sleeping in until 7:30 or eight o’clock. We have started doing this because of the cold weather and the fact that we don’t have to get up. I was … Continue reading

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Why you shouldn’t just leave the camera laying around.

Especially when some people who live in the same house that you do have no regard for a person’s privacy.  I’m pooped. I don’t do this on purpose. What it is is that people who have recently undergone open heart … Continue reading

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maybe they should have called them Rita and Ruth!

I try not to comment on stuff like this because I learned years ago that a story about people who will do anything to make a buck is not exactly a man bites dog event.  I also know, in this … Continue reading

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Gaaaaaaaaaaaahhhh. part 72

A teenage American Idol contestant ‘writes’ his ‘memoirs’ and gets an interview on ‘good morning, America.  I wrote my memoirs and  the best I can do is a talk with the St. Thomas More Senior Citizens lunch group. I need a … Continue reading

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