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Feeling Old

Yesterday, I felt old, like "look the world is passing you by" old. We are in Des Monies for three nights as my wife is writing online curriculum for the state of Iowa. It's a pretty sweet gig, she's getting... Continue Reading →

So What If……#SOL22

Just some random thoughts for this fine Tuesday So, what if..... we could get humans to Mars, what would we find? We watch CNN10 on Tuesdays and Thursdays (more since Ukraine was invaded), and they've talked about commercial space travel... Continue Reading →

Day 21 – Just Be Polite #SOLC22

Note: A slice from the lockdown portion of the pandemic with some flavor added to it. Part One: 2020 Today, we worked a full shift today at our local food pantry and each time I'm in, I learn a lesson.... Continue Reading →

Day 14 – “Look in the Mirror, Not Out the Window” – #SOLC22

Today was Episode #300 of the Washedup Walkons, a podcast put on by three former Iowa football players who walked on to the program and ended up each making an impact on the program in their own way. They've got... Continue Reading →

Better Late Than Never: My #OLW22 #SOL22

I took an unintended break from the blog for a week. Time management has never been my strong point, and when I thought about writing, I was seeing double I was so tired, so it's just not been done much,... Continue Reading →

Failure and a Reprieve #SOL21

Yes, I am a failure. #rutroh Tuesdays are a regular writing day for me. Tuesday was a writing day AND our first basketball game. Neither one went well. Basketball, well, we just didn't look good. We played really, REALLY tight... Continue Reading →

Monday Muddlings: I Just Don’t Know

I've worked hard to keep a positive attitude. I've tried to exercise to keep my body healthy. I've tried to come to some sort of peace with a lot of things out there. And all I've got is I understand... Continue Reading →

Where To Put Your Truth? #SOL21

Ok, it's been a pretty "ugh" kind of week. Computer science classes are tough on these days. I got a message and picture from my parents about their last trip to "the ranch" and about how, after almost 50 years,... Continue Reading →

Sunday Salutations: Iowa Irish Fest and Chad #SOL21

My writing schedule is messed up, thus, the hash tag for the Slice of Life, put on by the web site of Two Writing Teachers. I did not post because *sigh* I'm at the Iowa State Fair, AGAIN! #sillyman But,... Continue Reading →

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