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  1. A glorious sign of our times

    by , November 10, 2020 at 07:42 AM (Tall an' handsome)
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    I'd ignored it for as long as I could.

    I'm suspicious of opening apps that someone else has shoved onto my phone. Especially if they tell me how I'm living my life and suggest ways I could be living it better.

    They were, after all, created by people who may merely be sanctimonious tech types with a tawdry life of their own. And I'm not specifically referring to anyone who works for Apple.

    Recently, though, I succumbed. I opened the Apple Health ...
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  2. The Dude's Kitchen - A nightmare made of Pizza!


    Previous chapter here!

    Now you will pardon me, but I'm Italian and when it comes to Pizza I become "uppish" .. I mean, if we are talking about porridge or bouillabaisse I'll be sitting in one corner and listen, but since Pizza is the most Italian of all foods (even more than Pasta) I can't just ...

    Updated October 28, 2020 at 10:40 AM by Flinn

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  3. Calculated lounging

    by , October 16, 2020 at 10:47 PM (Tall an' handsome)
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    Some years ago I had to travel a lot in the line of duty and often found myself in airport lounges whiling the time away between connecting flights. Being a charming conversationalist I did have my fair share of scintillating discussions with the fairer sex in those lounges and I still remember the following discussion as if it was yesterday:

    Woman: Do you drink beer?
    Me: Ye

    Woman: How many beers a day?
    Me: Usually about 3.

    Woman: ...
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  4. An elderly road trip

    by , October 13, 2020 at 11:41 PM (Tall an' handsome)
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    While on a road trip to visit our adorable grand children, my wife and I stopped at a roadside restaurant for lunch.

    After finishing our meal, we left the restaurant, and resumed our trip.

    When leaving, my wife unknowingly left her glasses on the table, and she didn't miss them until we had been driving about forty minutes.

    By then, to add to my aggravation, we had to travel quite a distance before we could find a place to turn around, in order ...

    Updated October 13, 2020 at 11:55 PM by Gigantus

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  5. The Dude's thoughts - Premonitions


    Let's make it clear from the beginning, I'm not talking at all about the "Nostradamus kind of" stuff, I mean those kind of premonitions that pretend to tell you the future of a nation or of the whole humankind.. honestly, I consider those to just be BS, that is.. at the least one can say that a lot of faith is needed to believe in that kind of stuff, which is something ...
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