Monthly Archives: August 2010

Stolf’s Blog 8/31/2010

One of the most amazing moments in one’s life has to be the first time you really ride a bicycle, when you’re actually balancing, feet not touching the ground. It’s almost miraculous, you can hardly believe it’s happening. I know … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 8/30/2010

Shakespeare sure had it right when he said: Neither a lender nor a borrower be. (No, it wasn’t Ben Franklin…he said: There are no gains without pains.) First you have the borrowers who seem to take the position: If they … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 8/29/2010

How many famous quotes consist of just one word? Here’s one, from “Mission:Impossible”: “Squint.” It was a  1971 episode called “Encore,” one of their most outlandish, but also most memorable. The plan was to convince gangster William Shatner he was … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 8/28/2010

If you live up where I do, you may know that the local C of C is sponsoring community-wide yard sales this weekend. It’s a first for me…never tried it before, and what’s for sale in my yard is a … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 8/27/2010

Saw a great movie for Baby Boomers, Groovy Geezers, Moon-doggies, Ho-dads, Gremmies, and independents: from 1963, “The Wheeler Dealers.” It’s a typical fluff comedy of the period, romantic match up of James Garner and Lee Remick. The sexism can become … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 8/26/2010

I was at Wal*Mart the other day, and heard a guy say something that I don’t think I’ve heard in literally 50 years. He was shopping with his small son, and this kid, obviously a big sausage fan, had gotten … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 8/25/2010

Honestly, I don’t want to make fun of what people name their kids, but 2 recent baby boys’ names jumped out at me from the stork quotes: one named Knowledge, the other named Izick, probably a phonetic version of Isaac, … Continue reading

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