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December 31, 2012

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2012 in review

December 30, 2012

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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 2,800 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get […]

POTD – The Happy Painter

February 12, 2012

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Picture of the Day  – Our year end donation to NPR comes with a gift, usually a mug or grocery bag.  This year though, though there was a much better option.  I selected the Bob Ross T shirt.  Remember Bob Ross, the Happy Painter?  He was the painter on public television with the enormous afro who […]

Two crutches, One leg

September 6, 2010

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About three weeks ago I started having severe pain in my left knee. It was a sharp pain accompanied with some grinding feeling. It all started when I went out for a run and couldn’t go more than twenty steps. Knee pain is a fact of life for me, so I mostly ignored it, waiting […]

2010 Columbus Rescue Run

June 20, 2010

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Each year PetPromise holds a 5K run to raise money for humane solutions of pet overpopulation. They fund sterilization clinics, shelters, and education. The cause is a good one that just about anyone could support. Elly, Sammy and I attended. Elly to run the 5K, Sammy and I were there for the free bagels and […]

Race for the Cure

May 30, 2010

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Last weekend Elly ran the 5K in our local Race for the Cure. It was a zoo with about 50,000 participants, many dressed up in pink for the occassion. Total funds raised has not been disclosed however it was clearly over $1 million based on the number of participants and the many corporate sponsors. It […]

Childhood Memories – Treasure Box

April 22, 2010

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A few years ago my Mother passed along to me a big box full of random treasures from my childhood. I grew up in the days before kids had entire rooms full of toys, so perhaps my toys mean a little more to me. I have been sorting through the box and found a number […]