Author Archives: Single Dad

About Single Dad

I married young. Now, after more than 20 years of marriage, 3 wonderful daughters, and many ups and downs, my wife has decided the marriage is over. The "About Me" and "My Background" pages on my blog have more details.

Taking Out The Trash

For my non-American friends, I could refer to taking out the rubbish. But, let’s be honest. In the war of the English language, somehow or other, “Americans” stole the world-wide rights. Even while many Americans deploy slightly annoying English (the … Continue reading

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And…sunk

I posted here a few days ago something I’d started writing a week earlier. The descent. On my table, next to my desktop PC that I use when I telework, sat my documents for my tax return. They stayed there … Continue reading

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Sinking?

I am a short way through the Pilot for the TV show, House M.D. It doesn’t give anything away to tell you that there is a lady lying in a hospital bed, and she is sick and unresponsive, although she … Continue reading

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So, you want to spam me? But you can’t write!

I usually skim through the Spam section on the WordPress dashboard. Only once has it made an error that has resulted in me missing a comment that should have been allowed. Most of the Spam comments are so ridiculous that … Continue reading

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Parenting Woes – Take #4092

I wrote this in June 2012, but never posted it. Life was frenetic then, as you will see. Please take yourself back in time as I cover some of the events that shaped 2012 for my girls, events that will … Continue reading

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 6,500 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Peek-a-boo! Can anyone find me? (Yet again…again)

Inspired by a fellow blogger, I have (yet again…again) checked out the recent search terms that landed someone on my blog. Here are some: “thomas murray virgin islands” “thomas murray virgin islandd” … (7 with this spelling. WTF?) “thomas murray … Continue reading

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There is more to life than increasing its speed

The frenetic life continues. The whirlwind of Thanksgiving is over and rush to the Christmas festivities is on. The pretty lights go up, the prices go down, the parcels roll in, the money goes out. The special lady is still … Continue reading

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Getting Things Done – Part 2 of 2

Why don’t I blog more often than I used to? Well, there are a few reasons. One is that I’m busy Gettings Things Done. You might not think it to see my life from afar, but I do more than … Continue reading

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Getting Things Done – Part 1 of 2

1. This is a busy post with a thrilling range of topics for you to digest 2. I never fib, not even a little Only one of the above statements is wholly true. You decide which. The snippets that follow … Continue reading

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