Category Archives: fear

Defensive Driving

“Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.”  – Erma Bombeck Last year we finally quit working and retired. And since that momentous decision I’ve become too familiar with a certain recliner and a TV remote. … Continue reading

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Decisions…….Decisions

“Everything happens for a reason. But sometimes the reason is that you’re stupid and you make bad decisions”   Should I watch the Masters or take a nap? Welllllllll…..what if I usurp 4 days and 16 hours of my limited … Continue reading

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Help. I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up

“I can resist everything but temptation” – The Force by Don Winslow Are you sick of these TV commercials? “Help. I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” I know I am. I don’t enjoy the graphic depictions of yet another … Continue reading

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Earthquake

Wow. Just experienced my first earthquake. Was working on the computer when, at 5:22 am, the room shook. Not too much but enough to get my attention. It lasted just a few seconds and left me wondering. What the hell … Continue reading

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God – we have a problem.

“Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence” – Unbound by Richard Currier I look at an airplane and wonder – How the hell does this thing get off the ground? Others only see a means to get from A … Continue reading

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Killer Bees

“Both my ex’s only closed their eyes during sex cause they hated to see me have a good time” – The Secrets of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh In the old “You won’t believe this department”, I had this conversation … Continue reading

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Kitchen Logic

“His senses went numb at the mystery and immensity of time” – Police by Jo Nesbo Dad……….this morning mom said something about Kitchen Logic. What was she talking about? Well son…….have you heard of Black Holes in space? Dark matter? … Continue reading

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My name is Joe

“I was constantly chasing the tail of my own brain” – An Unquiet Mind by Kay Jamison Getting older and finding it harder and harder to remember little things. Like names. And in this business, it’s important to remember names. … Continue reading

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Doomsday

“You don’t have to believe in omens to be seduced by them” – Desert Places by Robyn Davidson I’m really in to the series “How the Universe Works”. Fascinating stuff. Much of the information given on the show is over … Continue reading

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Fear

“People are afraid of what they don’t understand. And hate what they’re afraid of” – The Bat by Jo Nesbo Is that always true? Did Jo Nesbo nail it? There is so much that I just don’t understand. Like the … Continue reading

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