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They did it! The Washington Nationals won the World Series against a formidable Houston Astros team expected to take the whole tamale. The Nationals also became the first team to win on the road. Meaning they won four out of
… finish reading Underdogs
It seems to be the nature of the beast that one’s cleaning lady eventually becomes annoying. She doesn’t remember to dust the blinds. Or she doesn’t remove the fingerprints from the back door. Or she no longer does that one
… finish reading In Appreciation
Every now and then I receive a newsletter from a printing company in Marceline, Missouri. The most recent one asked the question, “Why are margins important?” And since this is a printing company, I knew the margins being studied referred
… finish reading Margins
You might just be compulsive if you add completed tasks to your To Do List only to cross them off.
Or if you alphabetize the spices in the spice drawer. And the soup cans too. Or if the lid on
… finish reading Compulsive Tendencies
A week ago today I was in Minneapolis waiting for my son to cross the Twin Cities Marathon finish line. We’d had a wonderful weekend together, and I had mental material for several blogs. One was about the Chainsmokers, an
… finish reading The Chainsmokers
It’s been five days since I’ve blogged. At times I feel guilty about skipping a day or two. But then I remember that I’m basically doing this for my own benefit and not to amass a gazillion readers. Although that
… finish reading Blogging
I needed a couple credits in college to graduate a thousand years ago. Being a pragmatist even then, I didn’t want to exert myself any more than necessary to get them. So I took a two-credit art course rather than
… finish reading Art
Three nights ago, a young shortstop named Nicholas Mackie Hoerner (Nico for short) played his first major league game ever. It was in a Cubs uniform against the San Francisco Padres. He is 22.
On his first time at the
… finish reading Nico
On September 4, I wrote about my new approach to the daily list. Now, only five days later I realize there’s more to it than what I wrote then.
Then I divided my daily list into two categories: the meat
… finish reading Lists Revisited