Tag Archives: irony

A dog is a dog is a dog…right?

Today I had a rather surreal experience: While taking our two small dogs out for their afternoon jaunt, a man walking his dog approached.  Once the man got within earshot he smiled at me and my pups, and pleasantly asked, … Continue reading

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#70: Try on a pair of Vibram FiveFingers shoes

I used to be a runner. Despite being largely sedentary as a child (focusing on academics, music, and TV instead of sports or athletics), when I arrived at college with no car or bike, I had no choice but to … Continue reading

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A new shopping experience

The setting: A cash register/checkout at a store I had never visited (until today). The conversation: Cashier: Did you find everything okay? Me: Yes, thank you for asking. Cashier: Do you know about our rewards program? Me: No, but I’ll … Continue reading

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The eagle did more than land

I am in the process of synthesizing my thoughts and reflections from the retreat I attended last weekend; you can look for a post about some of those details in the next few days.  In the meantime, I do have … Continue reading

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Wow, that’s some forgetfulness…

Walking to my car after work today, I turned a corner and saw this: Now, I can be rather absent-minded myself (I’ve misplaced everything from my cell phone to my credit card), so I’m not criticizing the individual who accidentally … Continue reading

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Supple Santa

Yesterday at work one of my sweetie’s colleagues celebrated a milestone anniversary with the company.  To help establish a festive mood, his manager brought in cupcakes for everyone to enjoy.  In addition to being delicious, these cupcakes were decked with … Continue reading

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Hello, marketing department?

As I was out and about today, I pulled up to an intersection.  Stopped to my right was a truck for an ‘inflatables’ company.  (For anyone who may be unfamiliar, an ‘inflatable’ is a big plastic plaything that is filled … Continue reading

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