Category Archives: General Information

“C” Is For Caution, And . . .

“C” is for caution and cookie” That was one of the first phrases I heard after I took a chance and elected to have Cookie Monster become the voice of my WAZE app yesterday. It has already made me chuckle … Continue reading

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Does Anyone Know?

This past week, I rented a car for a trip that was long enough that I didn’t want to add 2,000 extra miles to my personal vehicle which has an odometer that just passed the 200K mark. I made all the … Continue reading

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Be Warned

Here is something to think about as we get closer to New Year’s Eve. This theory may work well with most forms of self-development, but it does have limitations.

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Saturday Photo Dump

I believe it is my BB (Blogging buddy) Steve Layman who coined the phrase “Photo Dump” to denote clearing off all the accumulated photographs on your desktop that you planned to use for some blog post that just never came … Continue reading

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One Of Many

Forgetting is another benefit of growing older. I guess, but still . . . The problem is that I forget to bring my planner with me.        

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. . .And The World Was Changed Forever

But not necessarily for the better. The first ever selfie dates back to 1839 when a photography enthusiast named Robert Cornelius tried to take a photograph. He had to stay still for 3 minutes! Those were the days.

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So Simple A Dog Understands

Thought for the Day. I’ve been sick and NEEDED a doctor.  I’ve encountered trouble and NEEDED a police officer. I’ve lived through times of war when our nation NEEDED our military. I’ve NEEDED a farmer 3 times a day. I … Continue reading

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Monday Wisdom

   As we start a new week full of opportunities and surprises, let us keep in mind that sometimes an easier way works just as well as following the instructions.

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Truth Filter Set​ To Optimum

I was perusing my old blog, A Simple Village Undertaker, looking for something amusing to post on the current blog. ASVU was started in January of 2010 and I stopped adding content to it when I started Mitigating Chaos last … Continue reading

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Smart, Fat Man With A Cigar

It’s been over a year since I quoted GK.  Here is one of his lighter quotes. “The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.” G.K. Chesterton, … Continue reading

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