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I Now Pronounce You Correctly

Forte: I refuse to say that something is someone’s forte. The reason for that is the pronunciation of the word “forte.” I know that it rightly rhymes with “port.” But, if I were to say it that way, someone else … Continue reading

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Cleaning My Desk

I sometimes tape interesting quotes onto surfaces in my workspace, but eventually they start to yellow and need to be taken down. Today I am removing three. I would like to remember them, though, so here they are. People want … Continue reading

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Long Week

This week has not been a good week. It has, from the get-go, seemed long and difficult, so much so that by Tuesday I thought that it ought to be Friday, and today feels like a Monday.

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Writing More

There were over 150 comments in my spam filter today. I did not read them before deleting them. I have finally convinced myself that it’s pointless, so I don’t waste my time that way anymore. Hooray for me. But part … Continue reading

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Cold Showers

Many of us are procrastinators because we have a negative, knee-jerk reaction to discomfort. We know that something will “hurt” (force us to face our fears, cause minor/temporary physical or mental strain, take a lot of our time, etc.), so … Continue reading

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Thoughts

Marshall lost a tooth earlier this month. It was probably his last baby tooth. The Tooth Fairy is sad. It’s utterly ridiculous that “sanguine” means “optimistic” and also “bloody/bloodthirsty.” If, for example, your coworker said he was feeling sanguine about … Continue reading

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Unexpected Message

Today my web browser gave me a message. It said, “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou There are strange things happening on the Internet these days, but this one’s nice.

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British at Heart

I’ve always felt that the word “grey” looks better than the word “gray.” And as I think more on the matter, I realize that to me “gray” and “grey” are not even the same color. “Gray” is a drab color. … Continue reading

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Dear Robin

Dear Robin, My car is blue. I like it that way. Please stop trying to paint it white. Sincerely, The Person Whose House You Keep Trying to Build a Nest On

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How Many Times?

How many times must I stick my head out the window and yell at the robin before it gets the message that it should not build its nest in the spot where the power lines connect to our house? It’s … Continue reading

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