Category Archives: Quote

The Java Key

I have measured out my life with coffee spoons. ~ T. S. Eliot We want to do a lot of stuff; we’re not in great shape. We didn’t get a good night’s sleep. We’re a little depressed. Coffee solves all … Continue reading

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The Hidden World of Geocaching

“We never seek things for themselves — what we seek is the very seeking of things.” -Blaise Pascal My grandson and I created a little park in the empty lot next to our house. The lot was a water retention … Continue reading

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Joke: The Talking Frog, take two

The gods too are fond of a joke. ~ Aristotle A 72 year old guy was fishing, something he loves to do, when suddenly he hears a voice say, “Pick me up.” He looked around and can’t see anyone. Thinking … Continue reading

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Top Five Bass Sax Observations

“I wanted an electric train for Christmas but I got the saxophone instead.” ~ Clarence Clemons The bass saxophone is one of the largest members of the saxophone family—larger than the more commonly encountered baritone saxophone. Only the contrabass sax … Continue reading

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A year later… <queue the saxes>

“Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ~ Marilyn Monroe In October 2011 I got laid off by Microsoft. I had never been laid off or fired in my adult life. It was a new and … Continue reading

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First World Problems

“First World Problems: Problems from living in a wealthy, industrialized nation that third worlders would probably roll their eyes at.” ~ Urban Dictionary We started hearing about “the First World” during the cold war, used to describe countries aligned with … Continue reading

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It’s new computer time for Casa du Glassa

“A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.” ~ Emo Philips Suzy and I decided to replace our twin Dell desktop computers from 2007. I like and buy from Dell because: … Continue reading

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Trust

Borrowed from a number of collections on Facebook.

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Protect Yourself from ID Theft

“I don’t need to worry about identity theft because no one wants to be me.” ~ Josie Fleschute Approximately 15 million United States residents have their identities used fraudulently each year with financial losses totalling upwards of $50 billion. On … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

“Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.” ~ Dave Barry As I wonder about Seattle, I am struck … Continue reading

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