Archives in Category: Changing Scene

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Disposables

I don’t really think recycling is working well. I’m not basing this on empirical data, although I have read some articles online that suggest my point of view. Rather, it’s a gut feeling that there are too many items of

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Dinosaur

I received a postcard this afternoon that was really a bunch of coupons stuck together for me to use at my local Meijer store. What I noticed most about these discounts was that they were sealed with rubber cement.

I

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Flying By

Two months ago I relished the thought that summer was about to appear. Lazy days of sunning, gardening, reading, napping, and swimming. Oh, and physical therapy, doctors’ appointments, medical bills, and therapeutic massage.

Actually the former activities made the latter

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Billboards

If you live in Michigan, which we do, the sight of billboards dotting the highway is a familiar one. Car dealers, health clinics, pet stores, hotels, even the billboard owner tout the merits of this kind of advertising. In fact,

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Apollo 11

Fifty years ago today, Astronaut Neil Armstrong was the first human ever to walk on the moon. Other crew members along for the ride were Edwin Aldrin, who also got the chance to bound over the moon’s surface, and Michael

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Change

I haven’t blogged in fifteen months, so it took a while to remember how to log in to my WordPress account, edit the post, and put it online. I muddled through the new look on the screen, the additional services

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One Day

Today Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day coincided. It’s the first time in over seventy years. The New York Times noted this with great hyperbole, as if you must celebrate one event by ignoring the other. I disagree. Why not celebrate

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Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency, according to the Internet, means using less energy to provide the same service. So if I were a lightbulb, I’d be a CFL or an LED. I’m not a lightbulb, but I’m still becoming more energy efficient due

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Life

We spent part of the day taking down our Christmas decorations and returning to pre-holiday normal. For a week, that is. Then the new normal will be governed by my daily radiation schedule, starting January 15. It’s all

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On the Right

I could never be accused of being to the right, politically speaking. But since my surgery I’ve become aware of how right-handed I am.

I was sedated enough that I don’t recall anything about the actual surgery, other

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