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Summer Time

My father use to quote the song sung by Ella Fitzgerald Summertime from Porgy and Bess saying, “Summer time and living is easy.” Well, that’s not been my summer.  It’s been busy, stressful and less than fun.  “Easy” isn’t the … Continue reading

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Last week was the writer’s group meeting at the church. Last month they put a bunch of words and phrases in a hat and all picked one at random. I got the word, “whatever.” So here’s what I wrote about … Continue reading

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I’ve been called many things in my life, some nicer than others.  I’ve been a son, a husband, a brother, a friend, an engineer, student, teacher, and that annoying customer on line 3.  Some titles are given to us while … Continue reading

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Tea Kettle

Last week I was talking about thorium and nuclear reactors and mentioned tea kettles in passing.  Seems like that drew a lot of interest. Okay, two people commented on it … I should mention that I drink tea – a … Continue reading

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