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Some Thoughts

Besides the obvious, there are some unusual things that make teaching from home different from teaching at school.  Despite students’ assurances that technology is their slave and not the other way around, they are not nearly as adept as they … Continue reading

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On Real Dishes

Today’s Perfect Moment is coffee and donuts. I prefer to spell it doughnuts, but I checked the corporate website and that is how they have it listed.  I could start ranting, but I will save that for the rest of … Continue reading

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A Thought on Sleep

    Catching up on sleep is a phrase people have used my whole life. I’ve heard it muttered by family members, friends, and even strangers on the bus.  And while I understand it, it does make me wonder.  If … Continue reading

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Driving At Dusk

I have seen many movies that featured either cowboys riding off into the sunset, or loner rebels riding off on motorcycles into the setting sun.  It is a powerful image and though I find it hard to explain the appeal, … Continue reading

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A Place For My Thoughts

With every vacation, and this case looming vacation, I like to have a journal to record my thoughts and have a place to glue those things that we think will make good souvenirs into. I did this for my cycling … Continue reading

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The Death of My Bib Shorts

Despite my best efforts, some days I have to write about today’s terrible moment (lower case letters purposefully chosen) rather than Today’s Perfect Moment. By the end of the day, I am sure I will have decided upon and concentrated … Continue reading

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Snow Underfoot

It was eerily quiet as I left the house this early morning, leaving me all to aware of the sound of the snow crunching underfoot. The ground was covered in a thin layer of white, reflecting the street lamps and … Continue reading

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On Books

At the beginning of the year, quite a few of the people who qualify as “Facebook friends” wrote about their plans to read 50 books this year.  At the time, this struck me as a rather poor goal.  It wasn’t … Continue reading

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May 20, 2014 Repo Man Revisited

  Today’s perfect moment is not an event, or even action.   It is a thought.  A random tumble of neurons and electrical impulses that gave rise something. I was watching Emilio Estevez in Repo Man–perhaps his finest work if you … Continue reading

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