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Grocery Store Enigma

At supermarkets there are several large signs on the side and back walls. These include “Deli”, “Dairy”, “Produce”, “Meat”, and “Seafood”. I’ve always wondered about “Meat” and “Seafood”. Isn’t seafood meat? Shouldn’t it be “Seafood” and “Landfood”? Or the “Meat” … Continue reading

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Cruel Tease

CVH attended a B2B expo. There were several catering companies there. She brought me back a menu from a BBQ company. Memphis pulled pork, ribs, sliced brisket; all cooked in their pits and smokers fresh each day. A selection of … Continue reading

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Life, part two

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Life, part one

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Mixed signals?

The welcome board at the gym today read: Congratulations! You’re doing laps while the others are taking naps! I’m not sure that message has the intended consequence.

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Personal Finance

Overheard in the locker room at the Y this morning: “I’ve finished the Japanese.  The Spanish is next.” “That’s something.” “Yeah, it’s what I decided to do.” “That’s one of those real things.” “Thanks.” “That’s the right way.” “My father … Continue reading

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I’ve got plenty to be thankful for

I love that old Bing Crosby song. A few of the things I am thankful for, in no particular order: That I can get in and out of bed by myself Amazon Web Services Collin Street Bakery fruitcake The New … Continue reading

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Can’t get there from here

Directions. When we lived in Houston, my wife used to joke that if something wasn’t on the freeway, Westheimer, or Montrose, Conrad didn’t know how to get there.  I could argue that if something weren’t on the freeway, Westheimer, or … Continue reading

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Off-menu Specials at the Dentist

It’s National Dental Hygienist Week, which happened to coincide with my regular checkup. After the usual digging and scraping came the standard question, “What flavor do you want today?  Orange, mint, or strawberry?”, none of which struck me as appealing. … Continue reading

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Ducks

We went to the park today to feed the ducks. There were baby ducks, too. Including this very little baby which kept wandering away from its parents. For some reason, everybody called it “Conrad”. I don’t know why.

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