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This blog is not about the line for a cocktail at a wedding or an awards banquet. It’s about those vertical lines in music that break it into measures.
You’re probably wondering how this blog came out of left field,
… finish reading Bar Lines
No that’s not a typo; I’m inventing a new word that means “taking a break to ponder what to do next.”
Three weeks ago the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years. It was euphoric. Two weeks
… finish reading Dorping Out
It’s been two days since the Chicago Cubs won the World Series after a 108 year drought. Chicago is going crazy, although in a good way; and today the parade winds through the city.
I’ve pondered what I could add
… finish reading Tenth Man
I don’t where the term “found time” derives from, but I learned it from a friend one day while we were mall walking. Turns out a meeting I had with someone got cancelled, which meant I had a couple extra
… finish reading Found Time
For years the first thing I did upon waking was visit my computer to see what had transpired over the night. Were there personnel problems at the company I worked for? Were there banking issues? Was someone trying to reach
… finish reading Off the Grid
Perhaps you don’t know, but I survived ovarian cancer. Which is part of the reason I wish October were not designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And this is my annual rant on the topic.
I have the greatest respect
… finish reading Breast Cancer Awareness Month Returns
On September 20, I wrote about becoming an athletic slug. No, it’s not an oxymoron; what I mean was that my former interest is staying fit had all but abandoned me and I was giving up exercise.
But now it’s
… finish reading Slugdom Persists
Every two weeks I’m met with a basket of ironing. Earl does the laundry, but I’m in charge of removing wrinkles that the dryer doesn’t catch. Believe me, I understand it’s a self-imposed basket. And, today while tackling it, I
… finish reading Strange Bedfellows
Today I took the local commuter train to Chicago to have lunch with the professor who was my advisor when I was working on my Master’s thesis. I graduated from Lake Forest College’s M/LS program almost twenty years ago, so
… finish reading Staying Connected