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Entries from August 2009

In and Out

August 26th, 2009 · Comments Off on In and Out

We are back from our Cruise (actually on Saturday). It was very nice; cool and rainy which is a relief after a summer in Tempe. We got a good view of a glacier and saw lots of “calves” falling off. Visited Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan. We traveled on Holland America. I would rate their food […]

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Cruising Again

August 14th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Gisele and I are off on a week-long Alaskan cruise. It’s really a family reunion for Gisele, as all of her surviving siblings and their spouses are coming along.

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Fourth Grip

August 11th, 2009 · 4 Comments

A grip helps out on a movie set. The Key Grip is the main guy who helps organize the other grips. I mentioned about a year ago that my friend Benjamin won first prize in a Screenwriters contest in New York City. I spent the day yesterday at a cemetery in Miami, Arizona, helping Benjamin […]

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Apollo off his meds

August 4th, 2009 · 5 Comments

The veterinarian said that Apollo can stop taking his Valley Fever medication! He still tests slightly positive for the disease, but she said he had recovered so well that she wanted to try him off the drugs for 3 months, then test again.

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The Voice Mail Scam

August 4th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Have you ever thought about the long instructions you get when you reach the voice mail for a mobile phone? “The number you have dialed, 480 555-1234 is not available. You can leave a message after the tone. After leaving your message, you can hang up, or press pound for other options. To leave a […]

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