“Here Comes the Sun”

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Sunrise about 2 a.m., June 21, 2013, about 25 miles NE Fairbanks.

Finally!  *Someone (who matters) agrees with me:
daylight-"savings" time is a crock.

*"Daylight Saving Time isn’t worth it,
European Parliament members say"
  
arstechnica.com
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“Conclave”

Robert Harris
Hutchinson, London
25 October 2016

Note:  Beware.  Following may be a spoiler.

Unable to even begin to figure out the possibility, let-alone plausibility, of conclusion.  But, all reviewers love the book.  So, my inability likely a reflection of my ignorance and naiveté.

Classic Harris-- which is to say, "Great!"-- until said conclusion,  for me.
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“And Lead Us Not Into Temptation”

This I'm supposed to sincerely say to the One who created-- from the perspective of my preference-- women?  Wha...?
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Don’t Leave me Holding the Bag

So, I'm on the front porch. Here comes this guy from across the street. In his hand, a bag of nice clothes I had discretely (I thought) placed in his side yard, for collection by street people.

He says, "Stop putting bags of clothes on my yard!"

And turns and walks away.

With the bag still in his hand.

OK, what I had done was stupid. My purpose in across the street was to not attract street people to my door. I've been doing it for months. I've been casting-off everything possible as my pending re-lo to Fresno may be The Last Roundup. In any case, it's autumn in my life and I'm ready to travel light.

Yes, my method was stupid, wire-to-wire.

But I did enjoy his holding the bag.

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He’s Got It! I Think He’s Got It! Or not.

20180206_160525_pub   I have devoted the past eight years to my inability to comprehend the need for, or value of, a tablet as opposed to an ultrabook.

And suddenly, yesterday, I got it.  Or not.

Because I am too dumb to be able to take notes on the phone while talking on the phone, I walk around with a folio in my purse.  Yesterday, a moment of clarity.  Or not:  "Why not a tablet instead of the folio?  And a tablet would be much nicer on which to read books". Wrong.  "Nobody makes 'em that small anymore", sniffed the AT&T Store May-I-Help-You Person when I showed him my folio. Now, I Don't Get It More Than Ever.
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