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General

One year

After my weigh-in on Thursday, where I was up .2 pounds, my total weight loss for the year staring 2013-01-29 is 65.6 pounds.  This stubborn fat seems the hardest to lose, the cooperative fat just […]

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Things to find

Stuck in my head

So I have this song lyric that is stuck in my head, “Today is Monday (or any other day of the week), what’s on the menu?”  I wonder if it was from Romper Room, or […]

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Humor

Prejudice

A duck walks into a pub and orders a pint of beer and a ham sandwich. The barman looks at him and says, “Hang on! You’re a duck.” “I see your eyes are working,” replies […]

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General

Worse

And today, the magic number in Grand Rapids, MN at 08:00 AM was -27F.  The Black Beauty was a little fussier this morning, and took a few minutes to decide to get going, but I […]

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Cold

Amazingly, my car started this morning in Park Rapids, even though the temperature was -21 F.  I spent the day with the foresters, cruised timber with the timber program lead, assisting with a couple of […]

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Quotations

Goodbye Winston

Faith is walking to the edge of the light you have… and taking one more step. Banner hanging in Ossipee Community Church, Merrifield, Minnesota; seen at Win Borden’s funeral

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Winston W. Borden

My friend Winston died on Monday after complications from bladder cancer.  I last saw him in August on my way back to the cities.  He told me that the cancer patients were all the ones […]