On the way back to the office after lunch today, there were two young women standing on the sidewalk. They were wearing bright green vests festooned with GREENPEACE in large friendly letters. One of them approached me and my coworker and said, “Good afternoon, gentlemen.” I had noticed the word on their vests, which negated…

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I rode my bike to the train station today for the first time in weeks. Even with the threat of snow this afternoon, I just felt the need to not drive my car and get a little exercise in the process. It was cold, of course, but I got so much more out of it…

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When we first moved to Denver, we were in need of some bedroom furniture. A quick trip to Ikea, and we had a few inexpensive but decent dressers. I spent the better part of a Sunday assembling them. It was arduous, but necessary work to assemble them, lest I succumb to the unmanly and expensive…

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I have a lot to do this weekend, but I’ve got a plan. My time is organized and I even have a good amount of relaxation scheduled. Just the same, I was a little fuzzy this morning. Cobwebs were present. Not from the night before. The just were, you know? Anyway, I went and got…

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When I pet Pepper, we both get little static electricity zaps. It’s kind of fun since nobody really gets zapped hard enough to hurt. I was petting her in a dark room once and could see the little sparks in her fur. It was more than a little amazing. How cool is it that when…

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…the creeping ick that’s making the round is trying to get in. I ate 3 cloves of raw garlic, took an immune boosting remedy that Sheri uses, and I’m about to head to bed almost two hours early hoping I can stave it off. Stay away, Sick! I don’t want you. I don’t need you.…

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We all know that paying taxes sucks. Preparing to pay them, or even getting a refund sucks more because it’s more work. The brilliance of the payroll deduction system is that we never actually see that money, so we don’t really miss it. It’s subtle. Preparing all the paperwork is a royal pain. I’m working…

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