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Christmas Chorus of Cold-Calling Congress

Did you know that it takes almost two hours to leave about one hundred voicemails? After I called my family on Christmas, I had a large amount of free time.  I decided to watch the extended version of The Fellowship … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Half-Marathon (Week 52)

Trying Out: One More Long Run (Week Fifty-Two) As I have stated before, my history of running wore my knees out.  I logged eight or so miles once a week and ten times a year I would go for a … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Ice Skating (Week 51)

Trying Out: Skating on Thick Ice As I alluded to before, there are plenty of holiday activities to partake in when trotting around Seattle.  We may not be New York City, or a Capra-/Rockwell-esque town, but we have ice skating, … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Ice Sculpting (Week 49)

Trying Out: Watching the Ice Chips Fly (Week Forty-Nine) Like most people, my experience with ice sculpting revolves around two events.  One: weddings.  Sometimes folks have a fancy centerpiece.  A swan, a flower, whatever looks romantic in a transparent medium. … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Audio Book (Week 48)

Trying Out: Dickensian Narration (Week Forty-Eight) Once upon a time I tried to dispose of a mouse.  You know how it goes.  You go to work, you find a mouse in a trap, and you want to save your boss … Continue reading

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One Last Screening of Holiday Delights

I know what you’re thinking (he said in the non-creepy way). “Oh no! There are only three days left in 2015 and I feel that I am still somewhat lacking in holiday mirth! And yet, I’m tired of all the … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

Ah, Christmas. When one day the stores are crammed full of panicked shoppers and the next the streets are almost empty. That time to spend a month rushing around trying to get everything ready for those few days of perfection. … Continue reading

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Monday Media Mirth (Christmas Comes Early)

Howdy, Okay, I rebel against the whole Black Friday thing.  I am trying not to buy anything until at least tomorrow.  (My fruit reserves are low, but I can make it.  I hope.  Scurvy cannot be all that bad, right?) … Continue reading

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Monday Media Mirth (Texting, Perfecting, and FDR)

Howdy, I can’t stop watching this.  It has become something of a problem.  It is catchy, clever, and delightful.  The waiting/pants rhyme has become my favorite, replacing “near era/ tip-toeing nearer” from Lion King.  It’s fun, darn it. If my … Continue reading

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