Monthly Archives: January 2011

Stolf’s Blog 1/31/2011

There are some words have have been so misused…abused…and debased by advertising that they simply don’t mean anything anymore. I’m thinking of words like: free…custom…special…personal…unique…full…I’m sure you can add to this list. And it’s still happening…take on demand. It started … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 1/30/2011

I’ve loved Mathematics all my life…the original plan was to be a high school math teacher…and it comes pretty easy to me, for the most part. At the same time, I understand the roots of “math anxiety,” because some of … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 1/29/2011

It’s the little things in life that count, like a mystery letter in the mail. The other day I got one all the way from Luxembourg, with a name in the hand-written return address that I didn’t recognize. What’s more, … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 1/28/2011

Call me a nudnik, but it was another of those cosmic coincidences that I think are kinda cool. Back on 1/19, item 6 of my other blog Deep-Fried Hoodsie Cups (link at right, under Blogroll) I linked to a John … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 1/27/2011

My old HP printer finally bit the dust. I have a pretty strong streak of brand loyalty in me…plus that’s all Wally-Mart had was HP…and while I sort of planned to get the cheapest one, I ultimately didn’t. Same thing … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 1/26/2011

I’m not saying -30 wasn’t cold…of course it was…I mean, to eat your words, you had to let them thaw out first. But to put it in perspective, an expert in cold-weather horticulture said in the paper that you have … Continue reading

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Stolf’s Blog 1/25/2011

For some people, a pet peeve is comedians who laugh to their own jokes. Me, I never had a problem with…well, off the top of my head…Red Skelton, Steve Allen, guys like that who would crack themselves up. The Carol … Continue reading

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