Monthly Archives: December 2011

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Peace and Goodwill to All

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A Schizzle in My Sensitive Area

Each November, usually on the weekend following Thanksgiving Day, my home is visited by a magical elf.  His job is to observe general niceness (and occasional naughtiness) of my daughter and report back to the North Pole; interestingly, naughtiness typically … Continue reading

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Ghost of the ancient forest

Looking out my window Saturday morning, a sudden movement caught my eye.  A short brown tail, rimmed in black and set off by bright pale ‘bloomers’, protruded from the underbrush out near the street.  Expecting a deer, I was startled as … Continue reading

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It’s the holiday season!

So hoop-de-doo, and hickory dock…Take a look at your arm and check your clock! (Sorry to both Frank Sinatra and Grandmaster Flash.)  Now that my home is filled with magical elves, reindeer, and general sugar-fueled cheer, it’s hard not to … Continue reading

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