Category Archives: Misc Rants

Do It Your Way

The recent record-breaking cold temperatures in Florida are now sending shock waves across the US – in the form of higher produce prices, and with shortages of vegetables like tomatoes, peppers, strawberries and other crops. I was reminded of this … Continue reading

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New Is Not Always Improved

It’s hard to go a day without running into something, somewhere that claims to be “New and Improved”. Supermarket shelves are loaded with such items, which in many cases are the same old sad, tired products repackaged in smaller containers … Continue reading

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Looking Backward and Forward

It’s hard to believe another year has passed. When I was a child, I couldn’t wait for time to fly by. I was always anxious for Christmas to come, for summer recess to arrive, to get my Learner’s Permit and … Continue reading

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Tree Traditions

My wife and I went today to a local tree farm to pick out and tag our Christmas tree. This will be the fifth Christmas we’ve spent together, and our third here at Happy Acres. We have chosen to put up … Continue reading

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Brains & Brioche

Most Tuesdays I volunteer for a hot lunch program. We serve meals to anyone who cares to stop in, and this year business has been booming. The shelves are also bare at many food pantries, as the economy takes its … Continue reading

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