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Comment threads: Where everyone rants and no one listens

Whenever I should be doing better things with my time, I inevitably procrastinate and read whatever it is that’s not what I am supposed to be doing. I usually wind up absorbed into a Facebook rant or semi-intellectual blog post … Continue reading

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Why Diet Zealots Are Usually Wrong

I hate Diet Zealots. You know, those people who tell you, “I lost blah blah pounds on the blah blah diet.  If only everyone was on the blah blah diet, then we wouldn’t have an obesity crisis.”  The also add … Continue reading

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Land of the Free – Chapter 4: There’s no place like home

Well, we’ve made it. I have now stepped foot in my living room, after completing a 30,000km round trip to the other side of the earth. The memories are many, but because of my early onset dementia, they are fading … Continue reading

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Land of the Free, Chapter 3 – Aloha!

Hawaii. A little cluster of eight islands in the middle of the north Pacific Ocean.  It is an eclectic mix of bustling US city complete with its clogged freeway system and homeless people, and of tropical island paradise with white … Continue reading

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Mirror mirror

“Magic Mirror on the Wall, who is the Fairest one of all?” – the wicked Queen, Snow White, Disney, 1937 Do you ask yourself the same question when you look in the mirror?  The mirror does not answer back, of course.  … Continue reading

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Times in the desert

You’ve heard it said that, “Life’s a beach.”  Well, I guess that depends on where you’re standing.  I definitely know that life is full of sand.  Sure, there are some really good times when you are swimming through the crystal … Continue reading

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Full working order

I sometimes wish I was super intelligent.  Always creative.  Always able to find the most interesting information on the internet then understand and assimilate it into my ever-expanding memory of pertinent facts, trivial knowledge and witty anecdotes.  That every time … Continue reading

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