Monthly Archives: November 2014

O Scientific

If you have been reading my blogs, you know that I am fascinated with the weather. Not only do I enjoy this fascination, but my good friend Dan Lawrence does so as well. Therefore during storms, or predicted storms, you … Continue reading

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Robo Thom

In 2007, I had knee replacement surgery on my right knee. The recovery was painful and long. I was living alone so had to depend on friends and a lady whom my long-term health coverage provided for several hours a … Continue reading

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The Audacity to be Willing to Admit That You May Be Wrong

I recently re-read this quote from Barack Obama’s book, The Audacity of Hope. It is a reminder that, although we are fallible, we can strive to be better. Life is a process. “… I was reminded that no matter how … Continue reading

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Katsulas. What’s in a Name?

My partner was born and raised in Athens, Greece. His love of his country is without doubt and is obvious as he has lived in the United States less than a year. When he sees a Greek flag, he seeks to find who … Continue reading

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Obama’s “Emancipation Proclamation”

President Lincoln read the first draft of this document [the Emancipation Proclamation] to his Cabinet members on July 22, 1862. After some changes, he issued the preliminary version on September 22, which specified that the final document would take effect … Continue reading

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Paying the Penalty

I have had one knee replaced–the right one. The other knee is threatening and probably will require surgery within the next few months. The first surgery on my knee was done seven years ago and took forever to heal, largely … Continue reading

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Singing in the Rain

I love rain. I think I loved rain long before Gene Kelly danced and sang in the rain in the famous movie musical, “Singing in the Rain.” Living in Florida, I eagerly anticipate the rainy season, not just for the … Continue reading

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