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SNAFU Tuesday

SNAFU is an acronym that stands for Situation Normal. All Foul Up (slightly edited version) It seems to be a good descriptor today for the White House and our government operations.  Below are examples of what I mean: IRS’ online … Continue reading

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Tell It Like It Really Is?

Tell it like it really is.  Sounds simple and straight forward, right? Not so, not here in Washington DC.  The response one will get most likely is a chuckle, a grunt, or “Say what?  Are you crazy? Nobody does that.”  … Continue reading

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This Crazy Weather

Believe it or not, weather here in Washington DC hit 75 degree Fahrenheit today. It may sound crazy but for us yesterday’s high temperature was 57. With the Congress in recess, I am at a lost for the cause of … Continue reading

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Misplaced

I hate misplacing things.  It exacts such an emotional toll on me each time that I would spare nothing in trying to find the items.  Does it work? No. Not really.  Usually  the item turns up after I stop looking. … Continue reading

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Just Say No, Not

Saying no is easy when the recipient is someone else.   Why bother to make an effort, take a risk, or lift a finger to help someone?  It’s more work for us.  Isn’t it?   This is how I feel on my … Continue reading

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Bitterly Cold

Back from my travel to Hawaii and Southern California. Home is breezy and cloudy with a high temperature of mid 40s.  What a contrast (as compared to mid 70s in HI and mid 60s in SoCal). Feel as if my … Continue reading

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News From Paradise

Weather forecast: sunshine and patchy clouds, high 84 degree Fahrenheit and low 74 degree.   Not bad for someone (me) from the East Coast on the first day of March.  Except in Hawaii, it’s like this all year-round. Let’s pretend that’s … Continue reading

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Annoyance

Little things can be real annoyances.  Temper tantrum, abrupt interruption, repeated mistake or something worse? Heaven forbids. Unfortunately, we all have our button(s) that if pushed make us go off the handle.  Blood pressure going through the roof, heartbeat racing … Continue reading

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My Best Friend?

Saying has that a dog is man’s best friend. But I don’t have a dog, so  . . . Who is my best friend? Am I my best friend? Is my wife my best friend? Or do I even have … Continue reading

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RIP Jetta

My car died today.  That was an epiphany after the shop mechanic gave me his diagnosis:  “It is just not going to run right on three cylinders”  he said. My car was a 15 years old Volkswagen Jetta. Thought it … Continue reading

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