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Structure

The matter of commercial and residential zoning in one precinct was on the agenda of a meeting of the Wayne, Nebraska City Council a couple of years ago. The gathered crowd overflowed beyond the council chambers and stood restlessly in … Continue reading

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9

Today is the ninth day of the ninth month of the year. According to certain belief systems, this is a day imbued with mystical meanings. Nine is a common number in society, as well. I have long been obsessed with … Continue reading

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Las Vegas (Not The City–Vroom Vroom)

There is personal nostalgia reminiscing today, this is your official notification, just in case that’s not your thing. Also, there is a little bit of automotive jargon scattered throughout today’s post. That said, it’s time to remember part of my … Continue reading

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Balanced Simplicity Please

The “iPod Touch” that I won on an eBay auction arrived in the mail yesterday. It’s one of those factory refurbished units. Basically, they cleaned it up, installed a new battery, then packaged it with¬†new cords and ear-buds into a … Continue reading

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A Fourth of July Memory

The Fourth of July is the quintessential American holiday. We are reminded of the signing of the Declaration of Independence from Britain. Most of us enjoy fireworks displays. It’s a special time to get together with extended family. Many of … Continue reading

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Dad’s Work

My father was a successful civil engineer, so he thought I was going to be a civil engineer, too. There lies a source of friction between dad and me. Although I admired his aptitude to design highways and bridges, I … Continue reading

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Våffeldagen

During my childhood our family would have a waffle supper a few times each year. Mom stirred up extra-large bowls of batter and placed the waffle iron on the breakfast nook table. The waffle iron was already a near antique … Continue reading

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