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Going Hi-tech

This pedometer geek has been wearing a pedometer since early 2001. I have gone through countless pedometers (well, if I really thought about it I could probably figure out how many of them I have owned (and then lost, broke, … Continue reading

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The Journey of a Thousand Miles… (and November reads)

…begins with a single step. A friend in Great Britain mentioned a challenge to walk a thousand miles in 2017. I believe it was to raise funds for a charity, and she encouraged others to participate. In solidarity with her, … Continue reading

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Cologne, not the City

It is obvious that the holidays are rapidly approaching. There are several reasons for this observation. The first is the proliferation of catalogs in the mailbox. Catalogs, both familiar and unfamiliar, have shown up in our mailbox. From Harry & … Continue reading

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Poetry Going Mainstream?

Apparently, it is. When I think about books of poetry, I don’t think of them as selling well. A few copies here, a few copies there, and maybe, just maybe, a hundred or so copies will be sold or given … Continue reading

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Stamp Act?

While standing in line at the post office yesterday waiting to buy stamps, I once again noticed the board that shows available postage stamps including a commemorative stamp from American history. I wondered, not for the first time, if anyone … Continue reading

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The Journey of a Thousand Miles (October)

…begins with a single step. As the year continues to march to its conclusion, this pedometer geek is hopeful that the challenge (of 1000 miles) will be met. During the month, another 80 miles was logged bringing the remainder down … Continue reading

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The Mug

The mug…the other day, I finally, for the first time ever, used the mug. It was a present from my cousin Denny. We all received one from him along with other gifts from his sojourn to Hong Kong when he … Continue reading

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