Monthly Archives: December 2015

Doing What I am Told

I am downstairs in my office writing because Charlie told me to. We are basking in the Christmas afterglow around here.  We are taking the last of the Christmas calories out of their Tupperware and throwing them away as we … Continue reading

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I Fell For it . . . Again

A few months ago my wife and I had a serious discussion about Christmas. We decided . . . once again . . . that we would not purchase gifts for each other.  We decided that it was the responsible … Continue reading

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Travel Troubles

I hate travelling.  Really.  It is a large, deluxe pain-in-the-butt combo with extra aggravation and a side of angst.  That might sound weird to people who know me and my family because we travel a couple times a year.  I … Continue reading

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Returning the Favor

I didn’t like Mike Hutchinson much when I first met him.  He was loud, assertive to the point of seeming aggressive and supremely confident in both word and movement.  He just rubbed me the wrong way.  It has taken me … Continue reading

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Shopping Carts Worth Fighting Over

It’s not every day you see two elderly men fighting over a shopping cart.  Well . . . they weren’t exactly fighting . . . both had their hands on the cart and they were doing a geriatric version of … Continue reading

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