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Reporting from the bleacher seats …

Some folks do not enjoy poetry. If that’s you, then take a big deep tl;dr!? breather. And if you do, well, enjoy! Or not. Upon Examining the Signature on a Signed Copy The Rain in Portugal, signed by Billy Collins, a gift.But in the ‘Billy Collins’ signature font      his name could be ‘Bolly Cotton’     only Bolly …

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tl;dr? Poetry in the form of prose is found in the oddest places. Although this post would seem to be about pockets, it is about expertise. Celebrate the trades and the arts which may seem simple but benefit from repetition, skill, and experience — in this post, I consider pockets. A hobby An obsession of …

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Update: 4:30 PM. I published this post originally with an estimated cost of $3M/golf outing which was too high. I have removed this verbiage and associated math as I do not want to be the purveyor of bad information. The Trump Golf Count website estimates the total cost to taxpayers currently as $88M. And I …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo plays basketball for the Milwaukee Bucks. Combining his Greek citizenship with amazing athletic prowess, he has the nickname the “Greek Freak.” A few days ago, Giannis held a baby during the whole of a 3-minute postgame interview. Enjoy! Or not. Absolute sweetness. Hearts all the way around. I needed this. Post-script, I: Giannis …

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On Monday, January 21, 2019, I watched the Milwaukee Bucks play the Dallas Mavericks. I set my camera to ‘video,’ held it up in the hope that I’d capture something of interest, and then this happened:   -Giannis Antetokounmpo playing in the Mavericks (106) v. Bucks (116) game, Monday January 21, 2019, Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, …

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