Author Archives: Jean

Too Funny

Obama eclipses Trump in most popular Twitter posts of 2017 I wonder if Trump will respond with “Fake news!” December 6, 2017  

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Bless Email and the Garmin

I received an email from Andy Sunday afternoon as he was leaving the land: I will be late tonight-banged my head on a tree. Want to see if they can stop the bleeding. I imagine that plavix and vitamin E … Continue reading

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Too Harsh?

Do you think the therapist is being too harsh? Life is not the way it’s supposed to be, it’s the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference. —Virginia Satire Do you agree with … Continue reading

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Stepping Back

Sometimes you have to take a step back, remove yourself from the moment, and try to ground yourself in what is true, elevated, even eternal. Let’s do that. —Peggy Noonan Noonan was talking about national politics/news, but Cathy’s latest post … Continue reading

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Temporarily?

As you know, I think we humans are all a bunch of nuts. We were lucky to have been born when we did, because things are going to get crazier and crazier. December 2, 2017  

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Back to Missile Defense?

This Washington Post article brought back old (and fuzzy) memories. My first job after I graduated from college was working in missile defense, trying to figure out how we could reliably detect an incoming missile. And on my last job … Continue reading

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Outdated Cartoon?

Someone with her nose in a book? Nowadays the comic would be about smart phones, don’t you think? But Snoopy is still right. November 30, 2017  

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Yay, Andy!

Andy talked to the gal at the office Friday about the TV antenna. He said we understand why they don’t want us tromping on the roof, but did they have a list of acceptable people we might hire to put … Continue reading

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A Nation of Immigrants

Two of my maternal great grandparents immigrated to America during the Irish Potato Famine, the other two were Pennsylvania Dutch, so their families came from Germany before then. My father’s parents both came from Sweden, and Andy’s paternal grandparents came … Continue reading

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Picky, Picky

November 27, 2017  

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