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How Much Do I Love the Internet? Let Me Count the Ways!

Sixty-one days remain until Thanksgiving, eighty-eight ’til Christmas. Ninety-four days are left to 2019, three hundred and ninety-five before the U.S. presidential election. Yikes, let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves. Autumn just started last week. We need to … Continue reading

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La Plume De Ma Tante

Guess I didn’t learn my lesson from last week’s entry, so here I am again, pen in hand; no, not literally with la plume de ma tante—that’s French for “my aunt’s pen”—but tapping away on a keyboard. One of my … Continue reading

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Portentous

General feelings about spam e-mails has made decent fodder for past tirades. A recent entry in this journal consisted of bellyaching about all the junk recently landing in the inbox. Seems it has become tolerable again, with maybe one or … Continue reading

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Inquiring Minds Want to Know

The following are just a few things about which I’ve been wondering: Is it still taboo to end a sentence with a preposition in formal writing? If not, allow me to change the thesis sentence for this essay to: The … Continue reading

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Child of the Moon

The bad guys can’t get away with much these days, especially from all the people using smartphone cameras to video-capture everything and placing the events on Social Media in hopes of having their clips go viral on the Internet. The … Continue reading

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Bad Luck Is Not Better Than No Luck At All!

Don’t know why, but Lake Luxembourg is seemingly a bad-luck spot. It started last summer, when the Cooper threw a CV joint on the way up there from Andalusia. The car fortunately limped back home at least, but had to … Continue reading

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To Eat or Not to Eat: You’ll Find Out If It Kills You!

Back in the ’70s, nutritionists noted that eggs provided too much LDL (bad) cholesterol in one’s diet, a prime factor for heart disease; and eating them on a regular basis should be avoided. A couple of years ago, studies found … Continue reading

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