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It All Depends

So I woke up with a very high blood sugar this morning. OK, background.  I’ve been a Type 1 diabetic (insulin injection dependent) for more than 40 years.  And I still do stupid things from time to time.  Last night … Continue reading

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The Hissing of Summer Air Conditioners

My relationship with air conditioning is ambivalent.  I grew up in Minnesota, and my parents didn’t get AC put into the house until I had graduated and was “away” at college.  Consequently, I endured many hot, sticky nights with the … Continue reading

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December 14, 2012

Let the dead have their dignity, the wounded their healing, the families their grieving, for a little while.

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What If? A Response and Another Response.

A few days ago, I posted a thought experiment, suggesting that maybe some things could change.  My son sent an email in response, and I responded to his email.  The entire exchange is reproduced below, with my response to his … Continue reading

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What If? Some Poorly-Linked Thoughts on Utopia

Everybody needs some power I’m toldTo shield them from the darkness and the coldSome may see a way to take control when it’s bought and sold. From “Power,” Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE), 1979 Yesterday was trash day in … Continue reading

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