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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Early to Rise

We rose at 5:30, as we often do. Who knows why. Perhaps it was my cough. Perhaps Trudy had again displaced me on 90% of the bed and I was shivering with only a sliver of blanket to keep me warm. Or most likely it was the dogs who seem this year to have never […]

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Donning a Red Tux

I had a dream that it was Alex’s wedding day. I was putting on a red tux and was getting ready for the ceremony. I was to be one of two groomsmen wearing red tuxes; we were going to walk at the end of the procession. The other groomsmen would wear black, and they had […]

Lost and Found Staedtler

Monday morning. The office was empty and dark. Most everybody was gone for the holidays. I walked into the conference room. Time for the end-of-sprint demo. Lou was there. Nobody else, although several dialed in on the phone as did the guys in Chennai. Afterwards, I walked around the back of the room, over to […]

Red and Green By Night

I’ll Get By

Lend me your ears, and I’ll sing you a tune. RIP Joe Cocker.

The Face of American Exceptionalism

I’d do it again in a minute.