Monthly Archives: June 2012

One of Those Places You Never Expect to Be

I was never athletic. I was never close to athletic. If athletic was New York, I was somewhere in the South Pacific. I suspected Lyndon Johnson promoted the President’s Council on Physical Fitness – subjecting junior high and high school … Continue reading

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Ach, Die Sieben Sachen

My German-born father-in-law taught me the concept of sieben Sachen – the seven things you need before you leave the house. He has not taught me an easy way to remember the seven things – just that they exist. This … Continue reading

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Milking It

I wrote about cereal not too long ago, so now it’s time for milk. For something so simple, it sure has gone through a lot of changes. When we were kids, men in white uniforms driving snub-nosed trucks delivered milk … Continue reading

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Things I Decided Not To Write About

Sometimes in preparing each week’s post, I cycle through a number of ideas. These are the ones I rejected for this week. I considered complaining about United Airlines. We flew to Chicago recently, but I’d originally made the reservations for … Continue reading

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