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Glorious Monday!
Monday, March 09, 2009      0 comments

Monday is a day of new beginnings. Most people look at Monday as having the whole week in front of them challenging them to last until Friday. Monday is the beginning of another chance to excel. Frankly, most weekends are periods of stagnatio... Read more
The Equipment is Superior to the Operator
Thursday, March 05, 2009      0 comments

The home computer took a lightening strike. i had an extra at the office so I brought it home. Then I had to install the modem and some other stuff that wasn't necessary at the office because it is wired differently. I soon learned that this ... Read more
Loneliness
Tuesday, March 03, 2009      0 comments

We had an electric storm which took out my computer at home. My office computer went off line during another storm on Friday so my Blackberry couldn't hook up with it. It snowed Sunday and monday was a lost cause getting to work because Atlant... Read more
Fabulous Friday
Friday, February 27, 2009      0 comments

Fridays are nice days. people tend to be nicer on Friday. they think because it is the end of the work week, that is reason to feel better about the day and themselves. i am a beneficiary of their beneficience. While I do not subscribe to th... Read more
Thursday
Thursday, February 26, 2009      0 comments

Today started rough. Tuesday and Thursday mornings are "Boot Camp" at the gym. Thursdays are typically rougher than Tuesdays. Today was no exception. With fortitude and stamina, I managed to survive the entire session. Fortunately, I have l... Read more
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      0 comments

And so begins the season of Lent when people "give up" stuff and act smug about doing so. i have always found it to be more rewarding to do something positive for the Lenten season and then you can continue the good habit beyond the Lenten peri... Read more
Fat Tuesday
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      0 comments

That's a horrible name for a day, especially for us Spark People but that is what it is called. Then again, maybe it is appropriate as it is a day devoted to unbridled excesses. A good thing about being a Sparker is that good habits are develo... Read more
Lightening
Monday, February 23, 2009      0 comments

Lightening struck a tree in my yard Wednesday night. It blew out my Cable TV, the modem on my computer and the transformer plugged into the computer. Luckily, these items served as surge protectors and the lightening did not effect my televisi... Read more
Fabulous Friday
Friday, February 20, 2009      0 comments

Fridays are great because other people put so much stock in the TGIF mentality. While that is a bad mindset, it sure does make them all a whole lot easier to get along with. Abraham Lincoln said it had been his observation that people were jus... Read more
Baldness Gone Rampant
Thursday, February 19, 2009      0 comments

My daughter-in-law is going through her second round of chemo in her continuing battle against cancer. Yesterday, she admitted that her hair would not remain with her throughout this ordeal this time either and she and her daughters had the cer... Read more
Wonderful Wednesday
Wednesday, February 18, 2009      0 comments

Wonderful Wednesday, Hump Day. When I was in college, Emory University initiated a policy called "Wonderful Wednesday" There were no classes held on Wednesdays. The intent was to provide the students with the opportunity to study and prepare ... Read more
Another Long Day
Tuesday, February 17, 2009      0 comments

It was a long day but it passed fast. It seemed there was a lot of stuff piled up in front of me and as I whittled away at it, the clock seemed to be stopped but then it was quitin time and freedom awaited.... Read more
Monday, Monday
Monday, February 16, 2009      0 comments

Back in the day The Mamas and The Papas had a hit song lamenting the problems of Monday. Monday is a state of mind and nothing more. Monday is no different than Friday but no one has a TGIM cocktail on the way home. Why not?!? Having a succ... Read more
A Sunday Sandwich
Sunday, February 15, 2009      0 comments

Here we are on a beautiful Sunday morning sandwiched between Valentine's Day and Presidents' Day. Lincoln and Washington were robbed! I think they each deserve to have their own day as they once did. Someone needs to look at the calendar and ... Read more
Amateur Night
Saturday, February 14, 2009      0 comments

Once a year on Valentine's Day, the amateurs take over and show their love. Valentine's Day is somewhat like Christmas. If only we could keep the spirit of Valentine's Day alive for the rest of the year, how much better everything would be.... Read more

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