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Steve Jobs

Love this one: “Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.”

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Only 56

Steve Jobs died today. He took a fair share of my disposable income, but I never met the man. And given the sorrow that many of us on this planet face every day, one more death isn’t going to tip … Continue reading

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Happy Autumn Equinox!

Summer‘s over. Put away the SPF and get out the wooly jumpers. OBTW, official time for the start of autumn is 9:04 Greenwich Mean Time, UTC, Zulu, or whatever you want to call it. That’s oh-dark-thirty in these parts. Cheers!

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Light and Not-So-Light Reading

In a bit of a rut here. For a couple of weeks, every time I found a promising article, I wound up tearing it apart with mental red ink — correcting awkward sentences and deleting repetitive, non-descriptive adjectives. Just couldn’t … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Big Mike

If you watched the Ole Miss / Texas Tech match-up in the Cotton Bowl, you might have caught a quick interview with Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy. A few years ago, they took a kid off the streets named Mike … Continue reading

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High Plains Notes

Windy day today. Can’t complain about the temps (low 50s) but the wind we get around here starts in the Yukon, heads downhill the whole way, and doesn’t hit anything to slow it down until it knocks over my garbage … Continue reading

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