Pens, Papers, and Stamps: Voices From the Past

'Tis true, bloggers inspire other bloggers. Or maybe I'm just a Milton Berle archetype of the blogosphere, stealing an idea and calling it my own. I'll let you decide. Blogger Deb at the Widow Badass Blog recently posted about finding old cards and notes in her "Happiness Box." After reading that, my mind immediately went …

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Idle Thoughts As We All Remain on Idle…

Source: Gamecareerguide.net With our gym closed, I've taken to aerobic walking around our condo development each morning. I keep seeing the same people at the same times, and it reminds me of working full time again. It's like saying hi to Barry from accounting six times a day as we pass one another in office …

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A Cracked Thermometer: My Tale of Social Distancing Gone Amok.

Source: BH Photo Video And how's your life going? Everyone healthy still? No sniffles, sneezes, or coughs? Got plenty of toilet paper? I must admit, the toilet paper hoarding amused me. It's as if people were ready for a major attack of both Montezuma's Revenge and Chinese Restaurant Syndrome. "Emperor, meet General Tso!" We're about …

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Chanukah: Pleading Guilty on the Gelt

Source: World Market Today marks the first night of Chanukah. Or Hanukah if you wish, I myself am not fussy about the spelling or pronunciation. Jews tend to complicate certain words, such as those starting with "CH" by saying them in a hard, guttural sound from the Hebrew or Yiddish translations. "Challah" and "chutzpah" are …

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