Category Archives: Thoughts and philosophy

Manny’s Deli or Jersey Mike’s?

How is it possible that my $20 purchase from Jersey Mike’s beat a close to $100 purchase from Manny’s Deli in Chicago? The other day we were all excited about the delivery, via Dwell Social, of food from Manny’s Deli … Continue reading

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Mike Embley and the BBC World News

Mike Embley in a report from 2003. The man does not age. Sometimes, celebrities surprise you. Okay, let me qualify that. I think it may depend upon where the celebrity is from and what the situation is. I am blown … Continue reading

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Cold, Sunny, and Pandemically Affected

I just keep thinking about March of 2020, our last time in a restaurant, having lunch with a wonderful friend from Hyde Park that we met in Stratford, Ontario. She is a medical doctor and I remember talking to her … Continue reading

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Curb appeal, lawns, Hibiscus Midnight Marvel, Ergynium, and dandelions

It has been a busy week. Monday through Wednesday, we had painters on the Koerner estate, notice the small ‘e,’ and they had been busy staining the upper portion of our house after power washing and other preparations. They were … Continue reading

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Fresh stain

Given that we have to spend more time at home, despite being completely vaccinated and two weeks beyond the date of the last dose, it will be nice to enjoy our house and yard. We bit the bullet and got … Continue reading

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