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  • I'm [Not] Downtown
    on Jul 24, 2012
    Greetings I'm Downtown! readers, all 89 of you! The picture above depicts the area around my new home.  After a few job interviews and several very good offers, I decided to accept a faculty position at a small university that is dedicated to...
  • Opa!
    on Apr 3, 2012 in Ph.D Celebration
    Greetings I'm Downtown! readers, all 91 of you! Please join the party as I celebrate completion of My Big Fat 1/2 Greek Dissertation! First, a little festive Greek music to get the party going!  This guy reminds me of Ron White.... must be the c...
  • This Dog Knows Sit!
    on Mar 24, 2012 in GSD Dissertation Gunny Canoe
    Greeting Gunny Fans!, all 90 of you! I'm still in residence at the Downtown Condo, although it has been difficult to get on the computer because Jane decided that 150 pages on The Big Fat 1/2 Greek Dissertation was not enough [so, she wrote a few mor...
  • PhinisheD!!
    on Mar 18, 2012 in Ph.D PhinisheD
    Greetings I'm Downtown! readers, all 90 of you! Well, Defense, or Defence, since our administrative assistant is from the Yoo-Kay, has come and gone and was a good success! I have been busy with a few minor corrections and additions to the draf...
  • My Big Fat [Greek] Dissertation
    on Feb 19, 2012 in Dissertation PhD Defense
    Greetings I'm Downtown! readers, all 89 of you! To give you an update, I defend The Big Book Report (i.e., The Dissertation) on February 27.   During data collection and writing the rest of The Book Report, I had to put blogging on hold.  A...
  • Gas Does Not Grow On Trees
    on Jul 16, 2011 in On The Road The Book Report PhD
    Greetings I'm Downtown! Readers, all 91 of you! When I was six years old and just starting school, I developed a crush on the school bus driver.  To show him how much I liked him, I colored pictures from a coloring book and would label them To:...
  • On The Road, Out and About... Or Aboat...
    on Jun 26, 2011
    Greetings I'm Downtown! readers, all 90 of you! It is interesting to me how so many of my brain injured subjects live in rural places. Traveling to places where one-lane roads and one-lane bridges are the norm is a welcomed relief from Downtown Liv...
  • On The Road.....
    on Jun 19, 2011 in On The Road The Book Report PhD
    Greetings I'm Downtown! Readers, all 90 of you! Data collection for The Book Report is keeping me busy and on the road more than I would like, at the moment.  Subjects have been difficult to find, reluctant to test, for a variety of reasons.  With...
  • Pentimento
    on Jun 2, 2011 in Change of heart Pentimento PhD
    Greetings I'm Downtown! readers, all 89 of you!   I have lost a few of you in my absence, which is understandable.  For the rest of you who have remained followers of this blog, I thank you. The title for this post comes from a Lillian Hell...
  • Wyoming Wednesday
    on Dec 29, 2010 in Cow Town Cody WY
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  • Snow, Part II
    on Dec 26, 2010 in White Christmas 2010 Snow 2010
    Hope that all of you are safe, well, and warm!
  • And a White Christmas It Was!
    on Dec 25, 2010 in Christmas 2010
    Merry Christmas to All of You!
  • Merry Christmas to All
    on Dec 23, 2010 in God Bless Our Troops
    Christmas Greetings I'm Downtown! readers, all 93 of you! Gunny and I wish all of you a pleasant holiday, and extend a sincere thanks for following this blog. ...
  • My Christmas Letter
    on Dec 19, 2010 in Christmas letter
    Greetings I'm Downtown! readers, all 93 of you! In honor of all the Christmas Letters I have received this year, I have drafted my own special holiday greeting:    Christmas 2010 Dear Uncle Pete, Aunt Marge, and Cousin Teddy, I hope this...
  • Happy Holidays
    on Dec 18, 2010 in Christmas Letters
    Greetings I'm Downtown! readers, all 92 of you! Every December, I get a lot of this delivered to my regular postal box: The Spam I am referring to does not arrive in a can, but instead, comes inserted into a Christmas card in the form of a letter. &...
  • Do You See What I See?Greetings I'm Downtown! readers, all 92 of you! Outside, it's a solid sheet of ice.  Here, take a look: The picture doesn't do it justice.  But trust me, it's there.  My backside can attest to that fact! So, the morning walk with ye o...
  • All Through the House....
    on Dec 13, 2010 in My Favorite Things
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  • Flash Back Friday: Norelco Christmas Spot - 1970sGreetings I'm Downtown! readers, all 92 of you! Jane is on the road this week but will return soon.  In the meantime, check out this classic holiday commercial!                        ...
  • What to My Wondering Eyes Should Appear.....
    on Dec 4, 2010 in Downtown Snow Bring on the Snow
    ... but a most unexpected snow fall! Greetings I'm Downtown! readers, all 92 of you! Here, now, look close, can you see it?? Okay, let's try another view.  Is this better?? No, the tree does not have blue lights on it.  That is a reflecti...
  • Do You Have Your Christmas Tree Yet?
    on Dec 3, 2010 in Christmas Tree Mr. Bean
                                 Wishing all of you a terrific weekend! Ciao!
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