Monthly Archives: March 2012

Losing It

Pat and I are fortunate in that we enjoy both the Pittsburgh and the Seattle sets of our daughters’ in-laws, and that our daughters are absolutely wild about them. In Seattle, Patricia Haines is our daughter Molly’s mother-in-law. I’m not … Continue reading

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Overcoming First Impressions

Why is it so hard to make a good first impression? If I’m wearing the St. Paddy’s day neon-green plaid suit, I can make a good guess, but other times it’s a puzzle. Now I found my excuse – evolution. … Continue reading

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St. Pat Still #1

It’s that time of year again. St. Patrick was taken as a slave to Ireland. He later escaped back to Britain, studied for the priesthood, and returned to Ireland as a missionary. This was in the 5th century. By the … Continue reading

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Me: It’s late Thursday night again, and I have no idea what to write about. I’ve got writer’s block. You: You seem to have had writer’s block for several years now. Me: Very funny. Usually I can come up with … Continue reading

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The Great Leap Forward

Nothing special happened on Leap Day, so we need to fix it. The dogs woke me before six, as usual. I had oatmeal for breakfast, as usual. I went to work, jumped in the air, and said, “Happy Leap Day” … Continue reading

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