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The Friendship Balloon

June 27th, 2010 · 8 Comments

I’m going to wade into a debate here that anyone with more common sense than I have would avoid like the plague. Well, sort of.

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Tags: Blogs & Blogging · General Comments · Personal Life

The Unbearable Heaviness of Being

November 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Several friends of mine are going through difficult times right now.  The world has dealt — or is dealing — several of them a hand which nobody wants to have to play. I always feel inadequate in terms of knowing what to say in these kinds of situations. Some time back, I read a novel […]

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Tags: Personal Life · Philosophy

48 Things You Could Care Less About…

November 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Okay, I don’t usually do these, because I figure that they’re in the 48 things most of my blog readers could care less about. On the other hand, I sometimes like looking at them myself, because I enjoy learning new things about people I know — and most of the blogs I read belong to […]

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Tags: Miscellany · Personal Life · Quizzes

Celebumation

November 5th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I should be celebrating today, but I’m feeling a little bummed out.  I guess it’s because, in concert with my wife this morning, I’m finding myself wondering why we (she and me) live where we live. We’re fairly happy that Obama won the election.  She’s ecstatic.  I’m have hopes that the downward slide of the […]

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This Is My Lawyer…

September 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment

My friend, Bob Marcotte of Marcotte Photography, took about a hundred-and-fifty pictures of me yesterday. He sent this one over via email last night, saying, “This is my lawyer…” in the subject heading. The body, other than the photo, just said “…sue me. I dare you.” Yes, it’s true. I’m a criminal defense attorney. Find […]

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On Getting Older

August 18th, 2008 · 3 Comments

The days go by so fast, spinning out of control.  The nights — nights of precious and necessary sleep seem to run by even faster.  Before I know it, another is gone.  I shower, lather up my hair and think: “Didn’t I just do this a minute ago?” Why does the time fly?  I still remember […]

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Tags: Personal Life · Philosophy

The Destabilizing, Decarbonizing Power of Rick

March 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Wow. This is truly amazing. Last year, I got on a health kick. I stopped drinking carbonated beverages. I never knew I had this much power, though!

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Tags: Personal Life

Leaking a Spring

July 20th, 2006 · No Comments

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Sleep

May 14th, 2006 · No Comments

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Your Mouse’s Battery Is Low

February 22nd, 2006 · No Comments

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