Archive for July, 2009

Walter Cronkite (1916-2009)

We have seen a number of public figures pass away lately.  Some hold a higher stature and get more news coverage than others.  Walter Cronkite, though he was ling retired, is one of those people deserving of a note in passing. The television was not a central focus at our house growing up, but I […]

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Independence Day 2009

Regular readers know that I am not particularly a fan of fireworks.  Actually, I rather enjoy the large displays that are staged by municipalities throughout the United States on the fourth day of July each year.  However, I simply detest the nuisances caused by my neighbors who insist on lighting the small fireworks that boom […]

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