Monthly Archives: February 2012

Back at Last

Well, I am happy to report that my wife’s surgery went very well and that she is safe at home after over a week’s stay at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. The Neurosurgeon performed a Laminectomy, which is a surgical … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Back

Hi Folks, I just wanted to let you know that I will be back with all of you in a few days. My wife Judy had surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital on Tuesday (Valentine’s Day) and will be here until Sunday … Continue reading

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Revisiting Eastland Shopping Plaza

It is very apparent that I need to organize things a bit better at home. Whenever I need to find something that I haven’t seen for a long time, inevitably it turns into a total upheaval of seldom used drawers, … Continue reading

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Time to Empty the Ketchup Bottle Again

Well, it’s just about time for another ketchup bottle to be cleaned out. As I mentioned in past posts, periodically, my wife will create a pot of the most fantastic chili by adding miscellaneous ingredients that may need to be … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom!

I want to thank Barry Long for sending me a a wonderful piece by Michael Gartner, editor of newspapers large and small and president of NBC News. In 1997, Michael Gartner won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing. Barry, one of … Continue reading

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Lessons From My Father

My dad has been gone for over 12 years. As cliché as it sounds, it only seems like yesterday that he was expressing his opinion about something I was doing whether I liked it or not. My father, like many … Continue reading

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