Monthly Archives: December 2010

Freddy Honeycutt Swings Dead Cats

This guy in my office, Freddy, said a few minutes ago that once something is in print, you can hardly swing a dead cat without seeing it printed somewhere.  Then he said, “Yeah, now *that* will get in print:  ‘Freddy Honeycutt swings … Continue reading

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Persistence of assumption

I notice things about the way people communicate with each other, or fail to do so.  I try not to be too curmudgeonly about it, but I get irritated about half the time I order fast food, which I do … Continue reading

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Getting pushed out of the herd

I’m getting older — maybe I *am* older already, at 47.  Of course, I’ll dream about being 47 again when I’m 80.  But I can’t deny being at least middle aged, since not that many people live to be more … Continue reading

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Whatsamatta u?

Certain jokes and little stories stick with me because they apply to lots of things in life.  Here’s one of my favorites: Old Italian couple at the dinner table, and the Momma says, “Whatsamatta wit’ you?  Monday, you like-a lasagna.  … Continue reading

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Mystery cat toy

My cat, Gracie, has been playing with what is apparently her new favorite toy for over an hour now.  Her enthusiasm shows no sign of waning.  I was curious about what the new toy was, and I picked it up.  … Continue reading

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Sign o’ the times

I want to get a prediction on the board here:  I just watched a Progressive Insurance commercial with Flo, and they spent about half the commercial promoting the movie “Tron.”  Or maybe it was a “Tron” commercial with Flo in … Continue reading

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Filing my life away

     I spent most of today at my internship going through old files, separating the very few current ones from the old ones that will be scanned into the computer.  Not my favorite kind of job, but it needed to be … Continue reading

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