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The Dog Ate My Homework

April 14, 2018
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Here in dispatch we got all sorts of goodies this year in honor of Public Safety Telecommunications Week, much of it in the form of food from various appreciative members of the public. I especially…

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Singing Up a Spring

April 4, 2018
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Hey, I wrote a song! It’s not a great song … but then, I’m not a great song writer. There are two problems: First, I meant it to be humorous, but it comes off as…

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Big Medical Words, or: Holy Bovine, What’s Wrong With Me?

April 1, 2018
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Well, bad news on the medical front, as I went to the doctor Wednesday and was diagnosed with bilateral Eustachian salpingitis, which has effected my balance and hearing a little. He gave me a shot…

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A Great Day For a Grass Fire

March 20, 2018
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Sunday was a great day for a grass fire. No, not that kind of grass, although wildland fires can make your day go to pot. It’s that time of year. People get cabin fever, and…

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My Alma Mater’s Girls’ Basketball Team—State Champs!

February 28, 2018
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I seldom pay much attention to sports, but when a team from your alma mater wins the high school regional girls’ basketball title … (By the way, alma mater means “nourishing mother” … I didn’t…

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Olympic sized thoughts

February 22, 2018
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(These aren’t really Olympic sized thoughts–just small thoughts on the Olympics.)   It was nice that benevolent dictator Kim Jong-un let his cheerleaders out of the country to attend the Olympics, along with his sister.…

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In Praise of Snow Plows

February 18, 2018
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I live on a state highway, so I generally wait to shovel my front sidewalk until after the plows have gone through. (Okay, the neighbor’s been snow blowing my front sidewalk, having apparently taken pity…

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Starman and the Space Roadster, Or: Musk to Mars!

February 12, 2018
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When I was supposed to be sleeping the other day I woke up with a stomach ache (long story), and went downstairs for some soda crackers and 7 Up. (They’re called soda crackers, so you…

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Stop The Snow … And the Disney Songs

February 9, 2018
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I first posted this a couple of years ago, but it seemed really appropriate today, since as I type this there’s a winter storm raging outside. I hate winter storms. Well, only if I have…

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Surviving The Fire, But Not the Move

January 28, 2018
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My wife and I, through no fault of our own, had to fill our SUV with boxes this weekend and take them to our house. (The boxes were full–otherwise, what would be the point?) Okay,…

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