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My Obamacare Story
markdd 04/14/2014 13 43 - -
ODS on the increase?
I think we're all familiar with Obama Derangement Syndrome, I just know if it's simply increasing or morphing into Obama Omnipotence Syndrome. Two incidents in the last two days have me wondering if ...
markdd 08/27/2013 33 7 - -
Another Light Goes Out
Sargent Roswell Cornell (Dory) Doremus, U.S. Army Air Force, 1942-1945 died on Friday. He was 2 weeks shy of his 92nd birthday. Dad was truly a member of Tom Brokaw's Greatest Generation. Born ...
markdd 09/14/2012 41 94 - 424
Adventures in Day Care: Odds and Ends
OK, so it's been a while. Life happens. Did get a few things done though. Framed the old plastic sign and mounted on the fence on the drive into the center.
markdd 05/15/2012 15 8 - 52
Adventures in Day Care: Kids in Need
Earlier I joked that I thought that my wife and daughter were trying to save the world one child at a time. I was wrong, they *are* trying to save the world one child at a time. Most commercial ...
markdd 03/27/2012 29 49 1 197
Adventures in Day Care: The First Center, Part 1
Well, I hate to call it the old center. Day to day we actually call the older one north, and the newer one south. As I said before, It's actually my wife's business, something for reasons that are ...
markdd 03/20/2012 9 8 - 61
Adventures in Day Care: Small Businesses
By small businesses, I'm not talking about some Department of Commerce "small business", with 500 multimillionaire partners, I mean small mom and pop outfits that are so small they could disappear ...
markdd 03/13/2012 11 23 - 198
Adventures in Day Care: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, a chant for the ecology movement is also good advice for a small business. So how does it work in a day care setting? Reduce So far, the Reduce hasn't been too hard. We don'
markdd 03/06/2012 23 40 1 213
Adventures in Day Care: Floors in the New Center
As promised, here's the story on the floors. Que the scary music This is a horror story. When we did the walk thru back in November, we thought we had a few things to fix. Some painting, clean ...
markdd 02/28/2012 18 10 - 89
Adventures in Daycare: The New Center
Well, the intro didn't go as well as planned. Hope this goes better. This is the story I was trying to get to anyway. The names have been changed to protect the guilty. This tale starts on the ...
markdd 02/21/2012 7 13 - 86
Adventures in Day Care: Intro
I really wanted to call this "Adventures in Babysitting", but that would have been a SOPA thing and that's not what we do. We're not in the business of warehousing kids during the day. It's about ...
markdd 02/17/2012 5 2 - 56
Do What?
Really, what the heck did I do to deserve this? I didn't ask for it, I'm really not eloquent enough or prolific enough to deserve it. But, someone gave me a gift subscription. I really haven't ...
markdd 12/31/2011 6 9 - 61
One Airman's Story
Tom Brokaw referred to my parent's generation as the "Greatest Generation". They probably earned it, some survived the Spanish Flu epidemic, they endured the Great Depression, Prohibition, they ...
markdd 11/11/2011 8 10 - 64
What Should I Know Before Camping at Glacier National Park?
I know the format is bit different than the normal "Things to Know Before.." series. I'd like to crowd source some of the juicier details rather than rely solely on a travel guide. I'm trying to ...
markdd 11/10/2011 33 9 1 124
Cold Weather Camping Tips
Apparently more people than ever before are trying out winter camping. 8^) As a companion piece to Rule Of Law's excellent post,
markdd 10/20/2011 44 24 3 170
Snorz 10802: Adi is Gone
Somewhere in the neighborhood, an ice cream truck is playing "When the Saints go Marching In". I'm in the kitchen, making her favorite meal: pizza, and my eyes are burning. Pizza crusts are the ...
markdd 08/02/2011 57 55 - 370
Snorz 10301: Frank Buckles
Maybe you heard about it yesterday, Frank Buckles (110) died over the weekend. Frank was considered the last living American veteran of WWI. While two other veterans from that period are still ...
markdd 03/01/2011 4 - - 22
Snorz 10217
I would have called this _My So Called Life_ but somebody with better writers beat me to it. So I figure I should name the musings of an aging white guy after the effect I most expect them to cause.
markdd 02/17/2011 5 1 - 39
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