Monthly Archives: December 2009

New Year’s Eve 2009

Be safe. Talk to you next year. Advertisements

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Commute from hell

The goddess/god of the universe must have a special treat for those of us who did last night’s evening commute in Portland, Ore., via public transportation. As some may know, the Portland area received between three and fives inches of … Continue reading

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NFL – Week 16

Chicago Bears: Won … beat the Minnesota Vikings … in overtime … da bears New Orleans Saints: Lost Pittsburgh Steelers: Won; Baby-Baby Brother’s Terrible Towel enjoying a new, cheery lease on life © J. L. Bates and chezjlb.wordpress.com, 2009.  See Copyright Page for … Continue reading

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Resting in peace – not!

I received an unwanted present on Christmas day: a dead computer. Yep, I turned the thing on, turned my back for a couple of minutes, went back to the computer, and nothing. Absolutely nothing. Zero. Nil. Zilch. Tried resetting it. … Continue reading

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Ho3

That’s “ho” to the third power. Ho-Ho-Ho. Get it? Okay, it’s a little lame but still kind of cute. But, in all seriousness, to everyone celebrating this festive holiday tonight and tomorrow I wish you a very Blessed Christmas Eve … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice 2009

The shortest day of the year has come … and gone. Pagans, Wiccans, Druids, and anyone else acknowledging a passage of time celebrated Winter Solstice. Now the days start getting longer. Before you know it daylight savings time will once … Continue reading

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Pesky little horses

Subtitle: “NFL – Week 15 Caveat.” It was no accident that I failed to mention in yesterday’s blog that there is one undefeated NFL team remaining this season: those pesky little horses otherwise known as the Indianapolis Colts. And, for … Continue reading

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