Monthly Archives: November 2011

Non-Buying Day

Here it is late in the day on Black Friday, and I haven’t been inside a store, haven’t purchased a single item, and haven’t even spent a penny today. Call me unpatriotic, not engaged with the pace of the world, … Continue reading

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After the Turkey

Turkey is supposed to be sophoriphic, helping you to feel instantly sleepy. The chemical is supposed to be Triptopan. No wonder we all have such lazy afternoons after consuming our annual feasts. It seems that few good things happen other … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Another year has rolled around to our American Thanksgiving. It’s easy just to get caught up in the traffic, the anticipation of the feast of turkey, dressing, cranberry sauce, and all the trimmings that express our overdone celebrations. We go … Continue reading

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Schizophrenic Tree

I have been watching a tree across the street from my work for the past few days. Most of the tree is losing leaves rapidly as expected this time of year. Yet, near the top of the tree, there are … Continue reading

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The Longer Night

For those of us who are working on the night when Daylight Saving Time ends, a twelve-hour shift becomes thirteen and an eight-hour shift becomes nine. ┬áIt supposed to be the night when we catch up on the sleep lost … Continue reading

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