Tom Lind

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Forgive and Forget?

  Several weeks ago the Homily at Church was about forgiveness. Since then, I have been ruminating on this concept and the more I think about it, the more confusing I find it. Now, don’t get me wrong. I am all about forgiveness. I believe the longer one holds on to the hate and resentment …

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My Birthday Blog

“Happy Birthday to me, Happy Birthday to me” he sang to himself in his best Mortimer Snerd immitation. He of course is me, and I was singing in that fashioin as I stood before the mirror this morning while shaving. Then I begin to think exactgly what this day means, so I changed the words …

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Gather ’round Cats, Let Me Tell You A Story

Back in the late 50’s when I was a teen age boy a song was released called “The All American Boy“. There is a lot of controversy about who wrote the song, who recorded the song, etc. This blog is not about that, but just to keep the record straight, Bobby Bare recorded the song, …

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The Magical Mysterious Land of Carpet (Part Two)

Once upon a time, in the Land of Carpet there was the court clown. He was known as The Doofus Stooge. Now, Stooge’s primary function was not the clown, but one of the guards of the land. He carried a shield and various weapons. His job was to protect the citizens of the Land, but …

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The Magical Mysterious Land of Carpet (Part One)

Once upon a time, just west of Hamlet, there was a small hamlet know as the Land of Carpet. The Land of Carpet was a quiet, friendly place to live where everyone got a long and worked together for a peaceful, happy community. All was good until one day, about eight years ago,, an evil …

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Do You Know Any Pronoids?

What is a pronoid you might ask? A pronoid is someone who, contrary to all available evidence, believes that he/she is well liked or popular. I believe there is generally one of these if not more in any workplace. Generally, these people also, contrary to all available evidence believe they are competent. This type of office …

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Thanksgiving Day Memories

For as far back as I can remember, and at least until Thanksgiving of 1988, my Dad was the one who prepared Thanksgiving Dinner. He would get up very early and begin preparing the turkey. It was a fascinating thing to watch. He was meticulous in his preparations. He would rub precise amounts of butter …

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May I Offer You A Mint?

Today I want to make a recommendation that will help release you from the chains of Windows. I want to suggest that your try Linux. For those who do not know, Linux is an alternate operating system that can be used in lieu of Windows. Why would I want to do that, one may ask? …

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Good Grief!

So sorry I haven’t been around for a while. What is the old expression? The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak. I don’t want to talk about my flesh, but I know my heart hasn’t been into this for a while. All the time I think of things I might want to discuss …

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All Men Are NOT Created Equal!

All men are not created equal, and neither are women. You only need to spend the day at the beach to verify that fact. Our forefathers used the expression “All men are created equal”. This was an unfortunate choice of words because there are those in our society who take those words way to literally. …

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