Monthly Archives: December 2015

At last — a Christmas tree worthy of our village

I am a big believer in CIP — Continuous Improvement Programs. Whether the subject is a company, an organization, or the human race, I think it makes sense for everyone  involved to push for improvement. Same thing applies to municipal Christmas trees … Continue reading

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Our final Thai meal (of 2015)

Yesterday was a touch bittersweet, at least on the culinary front. My wife Jan and I enjoyed another delicious Sunday lunch at Sawadee, the Thai restaurant in Cénac, but we did so knowing that it would be our last Thai meal … Continue reading

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Our super-value Sunday lunch

I’ve never been much of a “joiner” — when I was a kid in Florida, I think I lasted about a week in the Boy Scouts before bowing out — but sometimes it does pay to belong. Take the Club … Continue reading

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