Category Archives: Thoughts

From Boaty McBoatface To Footy McFooty Face – Intelligent Inspired Creative Advice From The Internet

(Image Credit The Natural Environment Research Council/New York Times) A wise person once commented computers, machines and the like will only be as inspired and intelligent as the wise humans who create, utilize and manage them. At this point we should … Continue reading

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March Madness – Married To The Mayhem

(Image Credit Wunderdog.com) The recent theatrical release “Table 19” opens with Anna Kendrick as a former maid-of-honor, recently fired from that role but invitation still in hand…questioning whether to RSVP to the wedding-in-question. She eventually makes the most of her invite … Continue reading

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The Woodpecker Appraisal

In 24 hours an appraiser arrives to assign value to our home as part of a refinancing “journey.” An hour or so ago…a woodpecker assigned itself to our cherry tree. Or maybe it’s a plum (tree). I initially thought nothing … Continue reading

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Walking Hopefully Into Winter

(Image Credit Mark Burgess/Egmont Publishing/The Best Bear In All The World) As I walk into winter…random, hopeful observations along my trail as the days get colder…but also longer. A thought or two about the latest installment in the “Star Wars” franchise. … Continue reading

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Holiday Decorations Knew Their Places

Saturday was D-Day at the Burns residence. The day to drag out – and put out – symbols of the season throughout our home. Our outdoor decorations went up just after Thanksgiving. That turned out to be quite fortunate as … Continue reading

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Dear NFL- Hit Delete On Thursday Night Football

On Fridays my mind is a bit jumbled as I ponder the weekend ahead. Places to be. Chores to do. And…games to keep up with in the meantime. Admittedly it has become much easier to follow sports with this hand-held television I … Continue reading

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Time For A New Start

My (latest) sabbatical from blogging apparently has come to an end. For readers within the sound of this post…if you have visited here before welcome back. If not…hello, nice to meet ya. Let the record show an absence of over … Continue reading

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Amherst College – Mascot For Hire

(Image Credit MassLive.com) Our friends at Amherst College, according to the Associated Press, are currently window shopping for a new mascot for their institution of higher learning. The trustees there believe using “Lord Jeff” as the unofficial/official mascot has now created … Continue reading

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