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Double-Click the Lab Rat

I have to remind myself upon occasion that being at the computer does not necessarily mean I’m also being effective. I’ve had this uncomfortable realization lately that after a certain amount of time that really, I’ve just become a lab rat, pressing a … Continue reading

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Who was that masked man?

Whew! Is he gone? I didn’t want to say anything bad about 2008 while he was still in the room, but like, WOAH! Where did that year COME from? AND a leap year to boot so we got to enjoy his company … Continue reading

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A Year in Bjournalling

So, my bjournal anniversary was on the 27th. (For those of you just joining us, I don’t like the word blog and have chosen to replace it in my universe with the word bjournal, much nicer don’t you think?) I have … Continue reading

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More than a Mechanic

I had to visit my mechanic the other day (it’s becoming an all-too-regular occurrence unfortunately). I have two regular mechanics, one out by my work and one close to where we live. This was the close-to-where-we-live mechanic–a real salt of … Continue reading

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Don’t you just love it when…

the sun bursts through the clouds. last minute plans come through. the coffee’s ready. your kids exceed your expectations. its finally in stock. you’re inspired or, better yet, inspiring. someone makes you laugh yourself silly. that tabletop is clear. someone … Continue reading

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Don’t you just hate it when…

you forget that it’s garbage day and you just cleaned out the fridge, so now you not only have a full garbage can for an extra week, but really smelly garbage. you don’t want to. you lose things that normally … Continue reading

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High in Irony

Scott Adams on the Dilbert Blog (you can find the link in my sidebar) wrote about life’s ironies the other day (Irony Attack, Aug. 26, 2008). I was going to comment on his blog, but then it means registering, and people … Continue reading

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