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Archive for November, 2012

 On my walk in to work in the mornings, I sometimes pass a Goodyear tire store at Turk and Larkin streets, Kahn & Keville, which maintains a large signboard out front, often with amusing or thought-provoking messages.  Up through the election it had something from Voltaire, on how uncertainty is an uncomfortable position, but certainty is an absurd one.

Before that, it had a note on the passing of Gore Vidal which I found poignant.

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It’s one of my favorite holidays:  the Day After Thanksgiving. We have two turkeys in our house, one of them cooked, and my wife is a vegetarian.  Look out, freezer!

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Birds of Winter

I noticed some bird species I hadn’t seen for a while during my dawn dog walk this morning. It’s the fall migration, and we have a storm system coming through (chance of thunderstorms tonight), so they’re probably traveling ahead of the turbulent weather.

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