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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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The Right Place at the Right Time

I have a friend who has managed a number of very successful companies that were built from the ground up by their owners.   He tells me that very often, these owners are hard to deal with because they think they … Continue reading

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Inhabiting the Edges

Yesterday, as I was sitting in the car in our park in the pouring rain, I received a post from my friend, Truck.  It doesn’t look like a good day for the park.  Want to do coffee in my office?  … 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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Friday Favorites 12/28/2012

During the ten years after I retired from big industry in 1999, our consulting business was remarkably successful, allowing us to make several lifestyle changes that we are enjoying still.   One was a move from our home of 31 years … Continue reading

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A.D.I.G.W.

This is the kind of subject I’d usually post on Sunday (for Spirituality) but it seemed like the perfect topic for the day after the world didn’t end which, if you are reading this, is the case.  What’s ADIGW?  When … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites 12/21/2012

So, you probably know that according to certain sources, today is the latest end of the world.  The Huffington Post tells us that the Mayan apocalypse predictions arise from a misunderstanding of the ancient Maya Long Count Calendar, which wraps … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles – 12/17/2012

Like many of you, I suppose, I’m having trouble getting past the Sandy Hook tragedy to get on with my holiday season.  The news coverage seems relentless in its efforts to provide us with every detail … and the latest … Continue reading

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On Being Mindless

Just before we left for Thanksgiving Week in our Little House in the Desert, we received an email from our homeowner’s association, a landscaping tip.  It read: The white creamy substance on your prickly pear will eventually kill it.  To … Continue reading

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Desert Sunset

If you’ve been coming around Bud’s Blog for a while, you know I love sunsets.  When I point out sunsets to most people, they say, Oh, that’s pretty, or maybe even, Wow, but then they go about their business.  I … Continue reading

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