Monthly Archives: June 2011

Go Daddy–No Daddy

As regular readers know, I have been building a website for Hansel in a desperate attempt to help him find a regular source of income, other than me. For reasons not clear, I bought his domain name from This … Continue reading

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Communicating across the Generational Divide

Both my offspring are job-seekers and so I have been spending a lot of time helping with applications. Would-be employers now request emails with attachments, and letters of rejection or invitations to interview are sent electronically, if at all. For … Continue reading

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Thinking of Jeff Stamps

The world is short of interesting men. This makes it sad to lose one. Jeff Stamps,a particularly interesting man, died on June 11, 2011 after living with pancreatic cancer for just over a year. I went to his memorial service at the First Unitarian … Continue reading

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A Handyman close to Home

Check out Hansel’s new website. Forget London, Paris, New York, Munich as locations–this three-center business concentrates on DC, Lanham and Itchy Ankle.

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Just call me Percy Thrower

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Princess Di came round with her Point and Shoot a few weeks ago and captured my garden’s good side. I beamed with pride. Peggoty says that flowers bring out the best in people and it is impossible to be petty, … Continue reading

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Glory, Glory Hallejulah

The graduating class of Duval High School shared their tiger blood yesterday with the hundreds of family members and friends who came to celebrate them. Principal Eric Harrison should be very proud of the showing. From the moment the soloist … Continue reading

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Gretel Graduates High School

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