Monthly Archives: July 2009

Alarming is Our Desensitivity to Alarms

So, for the past three days a car alarm has been going off, fairly regularly, outside the library where I’ve been writing.  The library is across the street from the court house and my seat on the second floor offers me … Continue reading

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Green.

Jim Henson really didn’t know how complex the word “green” would become when he had Kermit lament his famous line.  Decades later and the word has taken on a whole new meaning, but even then there was so much more to … Continue reading

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Soccer Camp and Sports Dad Anxieties

So, my oldest daughter just wrapped up British Soccer Camp this past week. It was her first go at any kind of camp, really, as well as her first concentrated dose of any organized sport. Overall, I think she succeeded. … Continue reading

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Lance and the Tour

Lance Armstrong proved today, without a doubt, that he not only still deserves to ride in the Tour, but at the head of the peloton as well. Lance had a rough day two days ago during Stage 15, when his teammate and … Continue reading

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Faceless Recession

I was driving home the other day and I noticed (another) foreclosure sign just outside Hyde Park Village.  Our village general store is closing.  Many of the local eateries and businesses have vanished as well. I’ve been thinking a lot … Continue reading

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