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Yearly Archive: 2006

The Good Old Days

In choir, we are rehearsing The Night Before Christmas: He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle… After practicing the above, the guy next to me turned to the guy next to him and said, “Those were…
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Exercising the franchise

Just a couple of random items from my voting experience: Paper or plastic? I have been paying very little attention to the controversy over electronic voting. In Virginia, you went into a curtained booth and toggled little switches on a…
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Curiosity versus discretion

I went to my 25th college reunion last week (yes, Virginia, I’m old). I’ve hardly kept in touch with anyone, so as far as I know, only two other people at the reunion even knew that I now use a…
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You’re too young to burn

We’ve had season tickets to the Takacs Quartet for a number of years. These sold-out concerts are in a 500 seat theatre at CU, and somebody pretty much has to die in order for someone else to get tickets. Every…
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Random travel thoughts

Sorry I’ve been MIA for so long – lots of business travel, plus some personal side trips. As those of you who travel by air know, the TSA circus is getting really ridiculous whether you’re able-bodied or not. Shoes off,…
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