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Do These Pictures Bug You?

October 5, 2016
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I miss summer already, and it’s still mostly summer out. Still, there’s one thing good thing about cold weather—no bugs. I’d rather have insects than winter (spiders aren’t technically insects), but yeah, they do bug…

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Star Trek at Fifty

September 10, 2016
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One of my earliest memories was watching the Apollo Moon missions on TV. One of my other earliest memories was hiding behind my mother from a frightening image on TV: a giant, alien, disembodied head.…

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Could we at least finish summer, first?

September 8, 2016
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September Sixth is the day I first saw Christmas items on the shelf of a local store. September Sixth. Well over a quarter of a year before Christmas. And yes, I have now been banned…

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Rice Dogs Finish Last

August 18, 2016
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We’ve been having problems with Bae getting into stuff on the kitchen counters when we’re gone. (Where does an 85 pound dog go? Anywhere above about five feet.) That’s why, for instance, the bread is…

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An Olympic Undertaking

August 12, 2016
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   Despite being on opposite sides of the world, there are similarities between this year’s Olympics in Rio, and the Games two years ago in Russia. There was all sorts of…

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Maybe I should have started a 401K

August 4, 2016
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I’m starting out August working 10 days in a row … which will pretty much take me to mid-August, come to think of it. When I was young—ahem, younger—that kind of schedule wouldn’t have phased…

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How I Moved My Summer Vacation

July 30, 2016
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“If you really want to find out who your friends are, ask them to help you move.” I don’t know who said that, but truer words were never spoken. However, you have to amend that…

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When I Was a Kid …

July 10, 2016
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   Nothing makes a person feel older than when they start telling those “when I was a kid” stories. Example: When I was a kid I really did have to walk…

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Primary Colors

May 18, 2016
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Approaching Indiana’s May primary, I found myself full of double negatives: That is to say, I flipped a coin to determine who I least wanted to vote against. Maybe that’s not technically a double negative,…

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A Flowery State Debate

April 29, 2016
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK   Ah, spring! That time of year when we give up complaining about one set of annoyances, in favor of complaining about another set of annoyances. It’s kind of like the…

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