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Archive for the ‘Flashbacks’ category

Holidays In The Sticks

July 5th, 2011

Having lived out in the sticks for as long as I have I’ve kinda gotten used to the way things are done around here and it no longer makes me go “huh?” when somebody decides that a case of shotgun shells is one of the best gifts for dad on Father’s Day or that Mom […]

It's Colder Than A . . . !!

January 3rd, 2010

It’s funny how things can change.  Like for example, my ability to tolerate cold.  There was a time when I thought nothing of going someplace with only a tshirt, shorts and MAYBE a light windbreaker type jacket in sub-freezing weather.  Now of course I am not a hamster, I wasn’t walking anywhere either, rather I […]

Blast From The Past

September 6th, 2009

Remember those old Samsonite luggage commercials where they’d show their stuff getting horribly abused and talk about how it could take the worst kind of pounding? Well, I was browsing around on YouTube recently and ran across something that reminded me of them.  It’s a clip of baggage handlers at O’hare airport loading luggage onto […]

Another school year is getting started and its suddenly occurred to me once again just how long it’s been since I was in school.  This got me to thinking how much things have changed since then.  For one thing, back then there was actually a genuine emphasis on education.  You didn’t get to have classes […]

With the retirement of Bill Gates (you know, the guy credited with saying that 640k was enough for anybody?) Well, it seems that one of his functions has been to try and keep the folks at Microsoft in step with reality.  One of the ways was shown in an email he sent to some Microsoft […]

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