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Retail Distractions

Today, I visited two different shops on errands. These were a bit of a way from my house, but I managed to make the journey on secondary roads.  It was rather peaceful. First I went to the Pacific Mall to … Continue reading

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Paris-Nice Evokes Wanderlust

I happened to catch the end of today’s stage of Paris-Nice. I enjoyed it thoroughly.  While it is not an opinion that I have, I have heard that people find bike races quite boring.  Certainly it is more fun to … Continue reading

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A Lucky Penny

  Standing at the bus stop. Minding my own business.  The bright, pre-noon, sun forcing me to look down.  I spotted a penny.  There was a time when we called them lucky pennies. I picked it up. I put it … Continue reading

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WordPress Premium Questions

Once again, I find myself wondering if I should sign up for WP premium. It is party because I am running out of space, and partly because my numbers are consistent and on pace to double last years. It isn’t … Continue reading

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She Would Accept a Smile

Walking from A to B and then back to A can give you two different perspectives. All the places that were on the right on the trip out would be on the left for the trip back.  You would see … Continue reading

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No Stranger to a Good Deal

Today’s perfect moment is all about getting a deal. In my life, I have gotten some good deals. I bought a real leather baseball glove for my nephew for a little over 2 dollars.  I got my tennis raquet for … Continue reading

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August 2, 2014: Back in the Saddle Again

  I spent at least an hour at a local bicycle shop this afternoon, maybe more.  I tried on some bike shorts, looked at pedals (they don’t come with the bike–who knew), and kicked the tires as if I were … Continue reading

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July 26. 2014: No Better Price than Free

I go through a lot of phases or periods or …whatever.  I like something, and I get really into it, then the thing fades to the background for a while, maybe a log while, maybe a short while.  If you’ve … Continue reading

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July 16, 2014: A Renewal of Faith

Today’s Perfect Moment is a little different.  Though the day’s perfect moment doesn’t always involve me, it is usually something that involves my perception of events.  When I see a beautiful woman on the subway, it is at least my … Continue reading

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