December 5, 2022

The Oxford Dictionary has chosen “goblin mode” as the word of the year. Don’t worry, I hadn’t heard of it, either. It means a person who is excessively slovenly and lazy, and apparently spiked as the pandemic subsided this year. But isn’t this more of a phrase than a word? I suppose if anyone would… Continue reading December 5, 2022

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December 2, 2022

I’m doing the radio ratings diary for Nielsen along with my wife, who is doing it for the first time (this is my fourth). It’s pure happenstance that a person gets chosen to do the ratings, but I’ve gotten many more chances at this, than, say, jury duty, which I’ve never been called up for.… Continue reading December 2, 2022

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December 1, 2022

Yesterday was a nice, full day – got a lot of work done, enjoyed a nice dinner, and relaxed with my wife in the evening. Even did some reading. It’s great to focus. Can’t go outside, though, it’s January out there.

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November 30, 2022

So much has happened over the last week, and I don’t have time to write it all down. I try to do this daily, but my web hosting platform hasn’t been letting me in. Sheesh. Anyway, here’s the short take: Thanksgiving was mixed, nice dinner with my family followed by food poisoning, which kept me… Continue reading November 30, 2022

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November 24, 2022

Thanksgiving Day! I hope you are enjoying yours, wherever you are. I was fortunate to have the day off yesterday, and the day off tomorrow as well, so I stayed up late and watched a movie, then got up early to take a morning drive in the Miata. Fun times. This afternoon, had a dinner… Continue reading November 24, 2022

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November 22, 2022

Meeting up with my new half-sibling and possibly his wife tonight for dinner along with possibly my wife. That’s a sentence that would have blown my mind five years ago. Today also is the last day of work for me before Thanksgiving, which is very nice. I slept in a little bit, too, after waking… Continue reading November 22, 2022

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November 21, 2022

Back from a work trip and a tooth extraction. The work trip was nice, I went to New Orleans, which is everything you’ve heard. The French Quarter is pretty in the morning, and it has some interesting restaurants. I am not a party person, so I think some of the charms of the city are… Continue reading November 21, 2022

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November 11, 2022

The best days are days where your biggest problem of the morning is trying to talk yourself out of getting a donut.

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November 10, 2022

Had a little trouble sleeping over night – we have a wind chime that gets a little overexcited when the wind does. I have a routine these days, though, for when I’m awake in the middle of the night and my brain starts racing. I listen to something in my headphones – I have a… Continue reading November 10, 2022

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November 9, 2022

After the results came in, I have come to the conclusion that the most disappointing thing for me was that our longtime attorney general has lost to a Republican. No, that’s not the most disappointing thing. The most disappointing thing is that so many Republicans are gleefully spurning democracy, and those election deniers are not… Continue reading November 9, 2022

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