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Super … and Not

At approximately 2:30 on Sunday afternoon, Muri and I were out looking for rugs for our almost-finished kitchen.  The radio announcer was saying that Super Bowl Sunday is an unofficial American Holiday, which made us feel, well, pretty unAmerican.  We … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles – 2/4/2013

It has been an odd week and a particularly odd weekend.  Muri and I are having our kitchen redone … new granite counter tops, all new appliances, tile back splash.  It’s something Muri’s wanted to do for quite some time … Continue reading

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Now, It’s Toys

As Muri and I pulled up to the La Mirada Playhouse to see Boeing Boeing on Saturday afternoon, we noticed that the Toys R Us that used to be next door was gone.   Did you know the one near us … Continue reading

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The Occasional Curmudgeonette

My wife, Muri, is perhaps the most patient person I know.  She’s put up with me … and my Inner Curmudgeon … for all these years, hasn’t she?    When we are out to dinner and there is an annoying person … Continue reading

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Going Ape Over iPads

I didn’t plan on posting today.  I have the head cold from hell (yes, I am a wimp when it comes to being sick) and the kitchen renovation guys are demolishing our counter tops downstairs, so while my recliner is … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles – 1/21/2013

For a techie, I don’t have a lot of state-of-the-art electronic gadgets.  Oh, I have a nice (middle of the technical road) Acer desktop computer in my office and a Asus laptop that cost a modest $400 (and is my … Continue reading

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Celebrity

This week, my favorite morning sports talk show guy, Colin Cowherd, was commenting on the interview of Lance Armstrong by Oprah Winfrey that will air later today.  The media publicity machine has been working overtime to leak just enough information … Continue reading

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Common in Older Men

Since I’ve been on Medicare, it happens like clockwork.   December comes and my doctor’s office calls to tell me it’s time for my senior assessment.  Yes, my doctor calls me.  He’s a very good doctor but it’s not altruism.  It … Continue reading

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No Topic, No Post

Today I received a notice on my WordPress Dashboard that I registered the domain, oldereyes.wordpress.com, four years ago today.  That first year, I posted 107 times, averaging about three times a week.   That was partly because it took me a … Continue reading

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Complaints

So here it is, Top Sites Tuesday, the day on which  we offer Two Thoughts on Tuesday.  Last week, what with the holidays, I didn’t even notice it was Tuesday, so I missed out.  And this week, I am really … Continue reading

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