Monthly Archives: December 2008

How Long It Has Been?

So, how long has it been? It’s been well over 2,091 days. That’s nearly 7 billion hours and over 182 seconds. It’s been a long time since I’ve blogged. Here’s an update for my cadre of readers (hi, Mom): – … Continue reading

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Leno on not so Late Night

What’s the deal with Jay Leno taking a job at his own company? You’ve probably heard that Leno will start a new show at 10pm, weeknights on NBC. He’s retiring from the Tonight Show, Conan is moving to Jay’s old … Continue reading

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Chicago Concert, yet it was in East Lansing

Emily and I just caught Chicago (motto: 219 years of great music) at MSU in East Lansing. Great show! I didn’t realize until now that Chicago doesn’t really have any Christmas music in their collection, which explains why they didn’t … Continue reading

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New Dashboard from our pals at WordPress

I like it. The QuickPress function is my favorite part. I’m walking down memory lane with the Recent Drafts window, now right out there for me to see how many blog posts I’ve started and abandoned. As I read through … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season for Christmas Parties

I like crackers and snacks. That’s what my three year old was saying on the way to the refreshment table which was serving crackers and cheese en masse, while on the next table the corporate punch bowl and reindeer napkins … Continue reading

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Advent Thoughts, Week 2 – Peace

I’m sitting at a coffee shop and thinking about peace. It feels like I am sitting in the very center of serenity. A woman is reading through a section of the local paper. There’s a guy on his phone looking … Continue reading

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Vanishing America

Local Celebrity Roger Varland just loaned me his copy of Vanishing America, a book that chronicles the End of Main Street — Diners, Drive-Ins, Donut Shops, and Other Everyday Monuments. It is written (written?) by Michael Eastman. I say “written?” … Continue reading

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