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Archive for July, 2007

I’ve been thinking about the difference between playing professional football and dogfighting.
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The group “Breasts not bombs” had a protest of sorts at the Federal Plaza in San Francisco earlier today. After lunch a woman I work with came back into the office and reported that she had seen the antiwar group there going topless for peace.
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Have you ever headed straight somewhere and ended up making lots of stops first? That’s what last post was like. It reminded me of a girlfriend I had once who wanted to go clothes shopping for me, but first she wanted in to stop at this dress shop then that shoe store and then another women’s clothes shop then another until I said “I need to get out of this mall” and on the way out she tried to get me into another dress store.

I’d give you our dialog in departing — but it would just be another detour.
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Among the problems with a Panasonic cassette player microphone held by hand to the speaker of a portable radio is that you don’t know when to start recording until you hear the first chords of a song you like.
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I’ve spoken to my Dad lately about how much America has changed, prompting some memories for him of wonderful people he knew in the past. (more…)

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Our Ernie Boy

Hey — it’s Bastille Day! Our Ernie boy is five years old now, which makes him 35 in people years.

Ernie was left at animal shelters three times in his first 11 months, and was high maintenance as a 70 pound pup. (more…)

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Last post, I mentioned having tutored foreign attorneys in that long-ago job. That was one of my favorite gigs, all-time.
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