Tag Archives: Louisiana

If Gilda Radnor Gave a Mouse a Cookie…

It’s always something…. And in my case, almost always self-inflicted. To celebrate graduation, I got a 2004 Thunderbird. Since I’m leaving the state that’s 2nd most dangerous to bicyclists and moving to Monterey (think Big Sur, 17 mile drive, and … Continue reading

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Books on Planes

In the study of history, it’s sometimes possible to identify the sparks that ignite a conflagration, those identifying moments where history is measured in pre- and post- terms. The tipping points. It’s much, much harder to determine when you made … Continue reading

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Insider Humor

Inside jokes are the glue of relationships. They stick in your memory like day-old grits stick to the edge of the pot– and explaining them to outsiders is just as tough as removing them. Once upon a time, when the … Continue reading

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The ‘Fn’ Key

For the uninformed, ‘Fn’ stands for FUNCTION. But before I delve too far into the ‘Fn’ blog, a few important facts: I hate switching to daylight savings time. I loathe the switch to daylight savings time. I despise leaving standard … Continue reading

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Just like Moses

I broke-ed my tablet. I didn’t fling it down in a fit of anger or anything. It more or less slipped out of my slightly inebrieted gnarled, arthritic hands. It was after midnight and I’d worked day and night for a … Continue reading

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Red-Letter Words

When I grew up a backwoods, country Baptist, my Bible had some words written in red– words spoken by Jesus himself. I seem to recall that the Pharisees and Sadduccees and I don’t know who all else decided to give … Continue reading

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Right Place, Right Time (Extended Version)

A cool thing happened to me this afternoon. I got a free large diet cherry-limeade from Sonic ’cause I was their “Customer of the Day.” I don’t know if it was random or because of my mad ordering skills, but … Continue reading

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