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Vaccination Needed

I agonized for a long time about writing this. Just thinking about the subject has caused me to lose a lot of sleep. Perhaps it will provide some catharsis. I also find it hard to give up in my pursuit … Continue reading

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Bogus Newspaper Delivery

This morning, when I awoke, I went to the front door to get my newspapers. They were not there. I called the delivery service and asked for a recovery delivery. They acknowledged y request. A few minutes later, They called … Continue reading

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Raised Printing

I am writing this blog to publicize that an old traditional form of printing is becoming obsolete. Recently, a customer asked me to redesign her informal note cards. The printer I used a few years ago was out of business. … Continue reading

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Air Show Deaths

It bothers me that there are so many senseless deaths in the name of entertainment. Too many (including several members of the military) have died in aircraft maneuvers and parachute jumps. Some sick spectators watch in the expectation of a … Continue reading

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Asterick

The “sk” combination is difficult for many people to pronounce. That is why they say asterick instead of asterisk. It may also be the reason some people say axe (or aks) instead of ask. However, while researching these words, I … Continue reading

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Eye Dialect

I learned something new today. I discovered this while checking out why some people say “ek-cetera” instead of “etcetera.” Eye dialect is the representation of regional or dialectal variations by spelling words in nonstandard ways, such as writing wuz for … Continue reading

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Pleasant Surprise

This is an extraordinary blog since it is positive. In this instance, a customer service representative went out of her way big time to assist me.   I had a problem with my Weber gas grill. As I was cooking, … Continue reading

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