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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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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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Supersition

When you believe in things that you don’t understand, Then you suffer, Superstition ain’t the way – Superstition by Stevie Wonder If you’re a regular here, you know … in general, Older Eyes hates commercials.  Older Eyes especially hates beer … 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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Holiday Commercials

For three years, it has been traditional here on Older Eyes – Bud’s Blog to choose a Worst Commercial of the Holiday Season.   There was the infamous Lexus with a Big Red Bow for Christmas.   There was Best Buy’s mean … Continue reading

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Smart Kids, Dumb Guys

In a recent comment, my blogging friend, thesinglecell, noted that my posts have been reflective lately, and looking back, they have.  Oh, yeah, my Inner Curmudgeon has slipped in a thought or two but I haven’t let him take charge … Continue reading

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Computers and Cats

Writing used to mean writing.  Writing with a pencil or pen … or in my case, a fountain pen … on paper.  There is something organic about writing on paper which is why many people who journal still put pen … Continue reading

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On Blogging … and Being Read

I know people who, when asked, Why do you write? answer, Because I have to.  Even though I love writing, I’m apparently not one of those people.  I dabbled in fiction writing for years without ever becoming fully committed to … Continue reading

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Mobile Mishaps

I’ve written here before about how we … most of us, anyway … take our mobile devices for granted.  Not me.  As a survivor of the world of dial telephones, room-sized computers and ten pound portable radios, I marvel almost … Continue reading

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Apps and Art

One of the things I like about the BlogDumps meme, Top Sites Thursday, is that the ongoing theme, Two Thoughts on Tuesday, gives me permission to cobble together two completely unrelated thoughts into a post instead of laboring to find … Continue reading

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