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About Rook

If I had wanted cream and sugar, why order the damn coffee?

Running!

Running, running, running! I am going running. I am going running outside. It’s so fusk’n beautiful, that I am going running. I am going running outside.* *Rawhide

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Morning All!

Testing My New Plugin I’m playing around with the various abilities of Gutenberg, the plugin that is soon to be standard for WordPress, the server side program that allows me to publish my blog. It gives more control over individual … Continue reading

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Color Me Surprised

Would you believe I set a new personal record for the mile? I know! I’m surprised myself. 9.19! And that was the third and final mile of the run this morning.

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Rough Draft #2

So, I have this rough draft of a novel I finished back around 2007 or 2008. It’s hand written. Couldn’t begin to tell you how many words or pages. I have attempted to type it into an electronic file only … Continue reading

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Slow Day at Work

No work means an office cleaning! Continue reading

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Productive Sunday

Honestly, I had a great Sunday. Got up early enough to do my morning routine, followed by assembling the cart I bought from Fleet Farm, the lawn mower I bought from Menard’s, and building a compost pen out of fence … Continue reading

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Good Morning!

Just dropping a quick post shouting out to the few readers of this humble blog before I go for a run. Hope you all have a beautiful day.

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New Plug In

It appears WordPress is going to roll out a major change in the coming weeks. It’s new editor is called Gutenberg. So, in preparation for this change I installed a new plug in to see if my site will still … Continue reading

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Just a Treat

I was late giving Kang an afternoon treat. Usually treat time is 4:00 PM. Anyway, I finally remembered at 5:00. I called him down, dispensing the treat into a stainless steel bowl. Kang looked at the bowl, then looked around. … Continue reading

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She’s Gone

She was my faithful companion for close to 15 years. The longest significant relationship I’ve ever had outside of my family. Today I had to put her to sleep. She had bone cancer. Aggressive bone cancer. Last month when I … Continue reading

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