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Reporting from the bleacher seats …

tl;dr!? Happy Halloween! On Sunday, October 27 between 1 and 4 PM in the afternoon, I was visited by all manner of ghosts, goblins, Spider-Mans, Super-Mans, a dinosaur, beautiful princesses and their kin in attendance. It was a crisp fall day! Leaves fell, the sky was blue with big fluffy cotton balls, and I gave …

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Me, a child looking at some green salady thing Mom was dishing up: “What’s this?” Mom: Rocket. Mom goes on to explain she found it growing wild between the garden and the cornfield and washed up, it will be delicious. Me: Ugh. Fast-forward umpty-dumpty dump and a few more dump years. Mr. Viva: Do I …

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Credit where credit is due.  My father loved the phrase “sundry assortment” with its embedded redundancy. An assorted assortment with its, oh, I don’t know, je ne sais quoi quality to it.  This post feels like just such an assortment. Robert Mueller: The Sartorialist It was reported with much humor that Robert Mueller had Paul Manafort’s closet …

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Here’s a sundry assortment of snapshot thoughts taken over the last week. Enjoy! Or not. Where I was on 2001.09.11. The radio announced the plane hitting the first World Trade Center tower on the drive to drop my Kindergartner off at school.  And I thought ‘how could a plane not miss the one of the …

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Ah! Finally a post on something other than politics. Recently I tripped across an article on a new small output, small wind turbine whose design is meant to resemble a tree! And so I was thrown back down memory lane to the set design of my childhood filled with farms with barns and windmills dotting …

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