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Human Nature

Why do people assume the worst (or is it just me)? I needed to order contact lenses, but I hadn’t been to the eye doctor in 3 years. They wanted to see me before ordering new contacts. After the doctor … Continue reading

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Loot List ’16

Star Wars The Black Series Titanium Series Snowspeeder Shadowrun Novel: Stranger Souls by Jak Koke Shadowrun Novel: Clockwork Asylum by Jak Koke Shadowrun Novel: Beyond the Pale by Jak Koke Shadowrun Novel: Ragnarock by Stephen Kenson Shadowrun Novel: Technobabel by … Continue reading

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Husband Fail

I ended 2016 with a husband fail. A screw was coming loose from my wife’s glasses. I tried to screw it back in, but it wouldn’t go in straight. I figured I’d take it out and start over. When I … Continue reading

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Loot List ’15

In no particular order: Leather Jacket Dremel 4200 A.D. 33 by Ted Dekker The Christmas Sessions by MercyMe Hope For All the World by Phillips, Craig, and Dean Welcome to the New by MercyMe Miracle by Third Day Where Strength … Continue reading

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Driving

I was merging onto the interstate when the oncoming car in the travel lane started honking his horn and pointing vehemently at the Yield sign in front of me. The odd thing is that I had already timed my entry … Continue reading

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Loot List ’13

Here’s my yearly list of Christmas loot! Wolverine Comics pack #35-#50 Jim Butcher: Wizard for Hire (Dresden Files 1-3) Jim Butcher: Wizard by Trade (Dresden Files 4-5) Jim Butcher: Wizard at Large (Dresden Files 6-7) Jim Butcher: Wizard Under Fire … Continue reading

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Christmas Loot 2012

One of the few recurring themes I have is my Christmas loot. This is the stuff my amazing wife got me. Again, it was a ThinkGeek stocking. My Tigger stocking remained empty, as my wife got a free Bazinga! stocking … Continue reading

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Connections

I don’t always take the time to make little connections with people. I stopped at Taco Bell on the way home from Portland last night. My work partner and I had just dropped a patient off at a hospital in … Continue reading

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Profession Update

I have some notes about the vacation we’re on, but yesterday I received an email from the state University accepting me into their nursing program. I have tried for years to get into a Physician’s Assistant program, with no luck. … Continue reading

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Tell Me A Story

Tell me a story. I don’t care if it’s happy or sad, comedy or tragedy, history, fiction, non-fiction, horror, sci-fi, or fantasy, though not fantasy like lots of other people might consider fantasy. I mean adventurers, knights, horses, unicorn, dragons, … Continue reading

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Loot List 2011

While my wife’s Christmas stocking was filled with Pampered Chef goodies, my stocking was filled with ThinkGeek. Stocking A Conan the Barbarian Sword Letter Opener Star Wars Chop Sabers Bacon Flavored Croutons Bacon Dental Floss Hematite Adventure Gaming Dice Gifts … Continue reading

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Loot List – Christmas 2010

A lot of items have come off my wish list this year, between finding the rare ones myself, my birthday, and Christmas. CDs seem to be the slowest moving item on the list. I should probably start rounding these up … Continue reading

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Dear Gym,

I will be back; I promise. Let me tell you what’s going on. My wife just graduated nursing school. She spent every week night and most weekends studying for years. She didn’t get out much. Her social life was smothered, … Continue reading

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School is Wrapping Up

May 2010 is finally here. On the 15th, my wife graduates from college. She has worked incredibly hard for the last 5 years, part time and then full time, to accomplish this goal. I know it might seem like it … Continue reading

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And Then I Ate at a Vegetarian Restaurant

No, this is not some hilarious one-liner to end a crowd-pleasing joke. This is a true account of my experiences last night. The wife and I drove to Portland, two hours away, to join our friends at a birthday dinner. … Continue reading

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Loot List – Christmas ’09

I haven’t seen any loot lists this year. People either have better things to post about, or they are slacking off from their blogs as I have been for a while now. However, I will now regale you with my … Continue reading

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Change of Plans

See, here’s the beauty of plans instead of resolutions. Nobody bats an eye when you change your plans. If you change your resolutions, though, you essentially break your original ones. Here are some ideas I’ve come up with: What if … Continue reading

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Plans

Now is the time of year when people are posting their resolutions. I do not use the term ‘resolution’ unless it is something I truly resolve to do, something I will not fail at, something at the foremost of my … Continue reading

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Hey, I’m going to Dallas!

I’m trying to tell everyone in pretty much every online venue I have. I have a cousin getting married in Dallas. I’ve been to Austin, TX for a week…in years gone by…and I loved it. When my mother asked if … Continue reading

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Hearty Breakfast Fare

This morning’s victuals are indeed quite more robust than to what I am used. A cold, hard-boiled egg begins the hearty romp through my palate, taken from it’s refuge where it previously awaited becoming salad fixings. There is no forgiveness … Continue reading

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