Archive for June, 2008



An anniversary of sorts

Published on June 27, 2008

Yesterday was the 26th. Of June. 15 months. After a lifetime as a smoker, I now, finally, consider myself a NON-smoker. It’s taken me 15 months to get here. I used medication recommended by my doctor, followed the directions for increasing the dosage over the first week, and quit on the 8th day. Jim’s birthday. […]


Guys will be guys

Published on June 26, 2008

On Wednesdays, I always pick up the fellows from†day care, because their mom works until†9p.†† Their day care is right on the way home, so†I just zoom in, grab them up and we’re on our way.† The greatest delay is in buckling them into their car seats.††But this week the plan was varied a bit, […]


SALE signs just drive me crazy

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Yesterday, on the way home from work, driving past the station where I usually get fuel, I noticed that the price had gone DOWN to only $4.01† (from $4.05 last week).† This station is affiliated with the nearby grocery store, and if you have their Preferred Customer card, you get an additional 3 cents off […]