Category Archives: Life

Questions on a September morn. . .

Questions. Why are Harleys so loud? Why do characters in space thrillers like Star Trek have strange, misshapen heads? Heads in odd colors, strange fins, odd ears, you name it. Yet they all have normal human bodies? Why do TV … Continue reading

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Today

It is always easier to see the current situation as “the worst ever.” Memories of Nixon; Vietnam, young men slogging through rice paddies and the relentless protests; the Cold War; laundromats with “Whites Only” signs; the Bush-Cheney Iraq War;  the horror … Continue reading

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Let’s skate!

I know this will be warmly received by many of you. I have decided to change my name, eliminating the decidedly lackluster “John”. As in William “John” Wirth. Indulging my love of French and skating, I will henceforth be known … Continue reading

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Busy day. . .

Travel has been a major part of my life. Business travel in particular. Of course, business travel has its downside, one has to work. But “expenses paid” salves some aspects, so all was even. There are many trips I remember but … Continue reading

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German class

As some know, I am a student of languages. Why I came to be so is the subject of another post. But, I occasionally take classes. Many years ago, I was involved in a class in intermediate German, taught by … Continue reading

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The long path

The snow crunched as I walked through the park this morning. It was snowing, blowing but not unpleasant. I was on one of my usual paths, paths long since defined for ease of walking and for mileage. There are 5 … Continue reading

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Dog job

The best job for a dog is that of a sled dog. A sled dog runs, pulls and barks all day long and still gets paid.

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J’aime l’hiver!

J’aime l’hiver! Ich liebe Winter Me encanta el invierno 私は冬が大好き Anyway I say it – it comes out the same – I love winter. Now I have been around long enough to know, that outside of snowmobilers, ice fishermen, snowboarders and … Continue reading

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A 1000 miles

“New Year’s Resolutions” have never held much interest for me. No, I need problems resolved as much as anyone. It’s just that life has always presented opportunity for improvement without the drama of specific resolve. That’s why I find myself … Continue reading

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Traveling/ Places I have visited/lived

US – Lived: Visited all 50 states plus DC Canada – Multiple Mexico – Lived Japan – Lived Korea 1x Macau 1x Hong Kong – Multiple UK – Multiple Ireland – 2x Belgium 1x Germany – Multiple France – Multiple … Continue reading

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