Tag Archives: England

Would you like to come to my Pity Party (Part 1 of 2) ?

This is two-part tale intended to glean lots of pity and support. No hidden agenda, no complications, just some whining and complaining. In this first part, I am avoiding my current woes and talking about past ones. NONE of the … Continue reading

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Communications Overload

When we joke about information overload and how it’s a modern world, I’m not sure everyone appreciates just how pervasive technology has become for communications. For example, this is how I communicate with various relatives and friends (in no particular … Continue reading

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Penpals (1998-1999)

In early 1998, my marriage was on the rocks and we separated. For now, the details aren’t important. It might be a long post for another day. I was consulting around the USA, flying out of Dallas for the whole … Continue reading

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What’s Next? (Old Draft)

(I wrote this as a Note on my phone when I was in England with Brigitte and Charlotte in July. Here it is now, slightly unfinished, and still slightly relevant.) As the train meanders through the English Surrey countryside to … Continue reading

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Penpals (1986-1988)

In 1982, I started working instead of going straight to college (“university” in Australia). In 1985, I quit my job and used my savings to start my college degree. By half-way through 1986, I had run out of money and … Continue reading

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What I Like About You

I only occasionally include songs with a post. Other people do a much better job of matching mood and melody. For today’s post, this song by The Romantics inspired the title and is bouncy enough to listen to while reading … Continue reading

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Breakdown

[[ I have disabled comments for this single post. On any other post for any of us, often the comments are insightful, supportive, funny, etc. Right now, I know there is virtual support out there and feel comforted by it. … Continue reading

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Travels and Travails

The vacation is almost over. England has surrendered to me and my ‘weather superpower‘. It has provided good weather everywhere the girls and I have been. Each day has been between 21C and 24C (70F and 75F). I’m in England, … Continue reading

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Flying High

We’re 37,000 feet above the ground and moving at 1,000 km/h as I write most of this post. I am reasonably comfortable with both metric and Imperial measurements so I expect you to keep up. There were some unexpected tears … Continue reading

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