Category Archives: Thoughts and philosophy

Am I a rabologist?

We have three walking sticks currently in the house. Does that make me a ‘rabologist,’ a collector of walking sticks? When I was recently at the Grove, in Glenview, IL, I picked up several walking sticks. First, I picked out … Continue reading

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Starved Rock and Matthiessen State Parks

For years I have been talking about Starved Rock State Park and luckily, this past weekend, I managed to return. I remember the fun we had as a family when we took the boys there, staying overnight at the lodge … Continue reading

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Chandeliers

I had two major household goals this weekend and I managed to get through them. We had decided to purchase a smaller chandelier, very similar to the one we had recently placed in the dining room, to put in the … Continue reading

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My Mail Merge Wars

I have been using Mail Merge for years. It goes back to my time of teaching in the high school arena and to my running an exchange program between France and the United States for some ten years. Mail merge … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi Printing

I think I have come up with an answer to a question. Why is it that my sons often come to my house to print things? It is because printers, for whatever it is worth, have become somewhat unreliable. Those … Continue reading

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