January 2024 Update

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January is always a tough month for me. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve lost my taste for winter even though winters in Philadelphia have gotten more mild the past few years. December, at least, has Holly’s birthday, Christmas, and our … Continued

December 2023 Update

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Not surprisingly, Holly and I had a busy December. In addition to the Christmas holiday, December is always extra-festive because of Holly’s birthday early in the month. For each of our birthdays, we usually take the closest Friday off to … Continued

November 2023 Update

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Of course one of the most notables things about November is Thanksgiving. Both Holly and I love Thanksgiving, and it’s probably our favorite holiday. We always start the holiday early by ordering turkey sandwiches. This year, we revisited 3 sandwiches … Continued

August 2023 Update

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August was a fairly quiet month. It wasn’t particularly hot but still uncomfortable enough to deter doing a whole lot. I am glad the summer is winding down. I really enjoy the fall despite the decreasing amount of sunlight. Fall … Continued

June 2023 Update

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An Announcement I’ll begin my usual monthly update with an announcement. I plan on making some changes to this blog, most notably, changing the domain and branding. I feel I have literally outgrown the midlife concept that prompted its creation. … Continued

March 2023 Update

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I’ve already written about the 2 major events of my March: my long birthday weekend and our trip to Pittsburgh (part 1 and part 2). I have mixed feelings about Daylight Savings Time, but I appreciate the extra daylight at … Continued