Monthly Archives: October 2010


What do you think about tattoos? I’ve never been a fan of them but I notice they seem to be popping up on more and more people. I was amazed at the number I saw during my recent vacation. There’s … Continue reading

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Something New at Election Training

For several years now I’ve served as an election judge. We have a training session before each election although it’s usually just a review of what we’ve done in the past. This year, though, there was something new or at … Continue reading

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In Search of Insurance

A week or ten days ago I got a letter from my medical insurance company telling me that they would no longer be offering insurance after December 31. This means I must find a new insurance company. I just hate … Continue reading

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Election Can’t Be Soon Enough

I am so tired of listening to all the campaign ads on the radio. The election can’t come soon enough for me. It would be different if the ads outlined what the candidates would actually do if elected but they … Continue reading

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A Knitting Question to Consider

While doing some errands yesterday, I tuned into the local NPR station. I found myself in the midst of a discussion of Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities.” One of the discussion participants read the paragraph which begins, “It … Continue reading

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Russian Festival at the Symphony

Saturday night I went to the Symphony for the first time this season. The program was part of their Russian Festival. Two of the composers featured, one in each half of the program, were Russian. The concert opened with a … Continue reading

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Being Thankful

Is there anyone in the world who isn’t feeling thankful about the rescue of the miners in Chile? What a miracle! To think that those 33 men had survived 69 days in that mine and were rescued alive is almost … Continue reading

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A Sweet Treat

The other night I had an errand to run.  On the way back home, I decided to stop at McDonald’s and get three of their chocolate chip cookies (that’s an order of them).  The clerks always act a tiny bit … Continue reading

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Do I have short arms?

One of the exercises we do in class involves opening our arms wide.  We then wrap them around ourselves and give ourselves a big hug.  We were doing this the other day when I noticed the woma next to me … Continue reading

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Finding Phone Numbers

Do you still have Yellow Pages and White Pages phone directories?  In my area, we have the Yellow Pages which is delivered to each house.  For the White Pages, though, we have to call the phone company and have it mailed to … Continue reading

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