Monthly Archives: December 2010

Just In Time

When I worked, the manufacturing department used a term, Just In Time. This meant that they received raw materials just in time to turn them into finished product. They did not keep an inventory on hand. I think I got … Continue reading

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Will I Finish On Time?

Back in August when I worked as an election judge, I started a sweater meant to be my great-nephew’s Christmas present. I have not been diligent about knitting on it … until this week. Now I pick it up and … Continue reading

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At Least It Wasn’t My Teeth

I had to replace my furnace/air conditioner this week. Of course, we have had the coldest weather of the winter … so far. Monday it got really chilly in the house before the service technician was able to turn the … Continue reading

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Christmas Concert Season Starts

Sunday afternoon saw the start of the Christmas concert season for me. I attended a Christmas jazz concert at UMSL (University of Missouri at St. Louis). I never thought about jazz in connection with Christmas music but the idea intriqued … Continue reading

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Trip Through the Rocky Mountains

Last night was the monthly travelogue at Washington University. The program was on an RV tour through the Rocky Mountains, starting in Nevada and ending in Yellowstone National Park. Along the way, we stopped in lots of other national parks, … Continue reading

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Lighting Up the Neighborhood

One of the things I like about this time of year is the displays of Christmas lights. More than the big “commercial” displays on view in various parks which usually charge a fee for you to drive through and view … Continue reading

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