Category Archives: perfect moment

I Goldilocks-ed My Pizza

What follows is not a tale of woe, but nonetheless a cautionary tale worth telling. Having had pizza for dinner last night and not being the total glutton that I can be, I managed to save some for today’s lunch. … Continue reading

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Two Sides

In the later part of the morning, I was sitting comfortably in my living room watching the snow gently fall onto my deck. It was a beautiful scene that had my mind waxing lyrical about winter, white Christmas, and the … Continue reading

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What I Haven’t Read

Are there books on your bookshelf that you meant to read but just haven’t gotten around to? Don’t worry. You are not alone. I have a large number of books that I haven’t gotten to yet. There’s no way that … Continue reading

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Double Digits in Double Digit November!!

I cannot recall a warmer start to a November. The last couple of days have been gorgeous. My only regret is not getting out on my bike. My tube needs replacing and not surprisingly, supplies are rather limited. In a … Continue reading

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A Love for Japanese Films

I am not really an aficionado of Japanese films. I’ve probably seen more of them than any other non English language films–unless dubbed kung-fu movies count–but I am no expert. Also, except for a few films I managed to see … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Winter

When one absently looks out the window on November first, one does not expect to see snow, but that is exactly what I saw. So much in doubt was I, that I slipped on my shoes, opened the front door, … Continue reading

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Red Lights

Is it just me, or do we all have a traffic light that we never make? As I type this, I realize that I am writing more about driving these days. I guess that’s because I am driving more to … Continue reading

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A Leaf to Inspire

My students seemed very anxious about the winter this week. Though I sometimes paint evil pictures of shoulder high snowdrifts and temperatures which come close to absolute zero for students who come from tropical countries, I don’t want them to … Continue reading

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Belated Thanksgiving

A belated Happy Thanksgiving to everyone.  Remember, even if you celebrate it later in the year, there is nothing wrong with celebrating it now too.  We all need as many good things as we can. Like most of you (hopefully) … Continue reading

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Small Victories

Today’s post is in celebration of small victories. This one can either be considered a victory over technology or a victory over poor workmanship. I am not sure, but feel free to comment and let me know what you think. … Continue reading

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