• Archive for December, 2017

    2017 Thoughts

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    It’s the last day of the year, so it’s a good time to pick at what transpired over the last 365 days. If I was a more energetic and scientific guy, I would have stats and charts here. Alas, I am lazy. 2017 was a pretty good year for some basic reasons. It also...

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    Stand-by-cation

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    It’s Saturday night, December 30th, 2017. It’s a day after the day I was going to go home, so it’s a bonus day in Wisconsin. We used it by staying up late last night after we got home from La Crosse to watch… Karate Kid. Ralph Macchio looked like a 15 year old. Elizabeth...

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    Delay? Okay.

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    This evening, I and my brother’s family took a nice trip to La Crosse to get dinner and to visit Walmart- and to delay my trip home a day and a half. I was supposed to fly back to Albuquerque this evening through Chicago via the La Crosse airport… and, the holidays hit again....

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    Close Now, My Eyes

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    Close now, my eyes, from sun and scene and shape. Kiss not the sunset nor seascape nor linger on such eyes or lips or legs. Leave hunger to deep dreams when the daily work is done, when spring splashes field with flower, when debts are drenched and the storage bins are full. The sun...

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    Today Was

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    Today was sleeping in Lord of the Rings Rocky Rococo pizza achy legs and a bad back puppies whining waffles with syrup Bad Lip Reading Star Wars videos shopping mall rallying fast decision making Jimmy Johns sandwiches Emergen-C purchase puppy kisses money spending brothers gotta hug clean clothes wearing road trip chatting big band...

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    When Travel Goes Awry

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    A festive hall in Chicago's O'Hare airport.

    I was supposed to be on the plane at 4:40 AM. That was the final boarding time for my flight to Dallas, the first leg of a day trip to get to Wisconsin to see my brother and his family. I awoke at 3 AM to get to the airport, 2 hours after I...

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