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Brandy
Hazlet, NJ
The pursuit is is the point.
Interests: Almost everything... that's why I'm no good at anything.
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I've never considered myself fashionable, a good decorator, as having an eye for coordination, none of that. I've always been a bit rough around the edges. A tomboy, some would say, but I think that is incorrect. I know plenty of tomboys who aren't rough around the edges. I've always... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2012 at My Blog
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One universal truth I've come across over the years is that everyone has made a mistake doing their job at some point in their career. I'm talking big mistakes, the kind where you really should learn something fundamental from it. This isn't limited to IT. Granted, IT mistakes tend to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2012 at My Blog
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Here is another post by my sister Candi. It relates heavily to her profession, so I included a small part of her signature so you would understand where it comes from. While it goes against my vow of only using pictures I personally produced, I inserted the picture for my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at My Blog
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My sister has started a blog as well. It's on a private network, so I can't link to it, but I get a copy and here it is: There is no doubt about it. A mobile phone is a necessity for me in this day and age. I have a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2012 at My Blog
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If you have not read part a, go back to it. This will make more sense to you after you do so. Monday morning, I had stuff to do. I called the doctor, who set me up an appointment to come in and see him the following day. I went... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2012 at My Blog
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I have relived this story over and over again so many times; I sometimes grow weary of its telling. This is probably where my reputation for being incautious with my personal well-being originated. As I approach the 4th anniversary of my accident, I suppose a retelling is in order. I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2011 at My Blog
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Everyone knows the name of Lance Armstrong, the Texan who beat brain, lung and testicular cancer to go on and win the Tour De France a record 7 consecutive times. He founded the Live Strong organization which has fingers out into everything from cancer research to nutrition information. Lance is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2011 at My Blog
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I am always so impatient to get to Florida. Last month I needed to renew my license. This month my daughter is singing at Disney. Work is slow this time of year, I mean who wants to spend money fixing their heat so they can stay warm? There are presents... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2011 at My Blog
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I have been accused of several indiscretions to my own safety. I once posted as a status "It never occurred to me that I couldn't." There was no arrogance in that statement. Instead, it was an admission of a childish thought process that hatched strange plans and lacked the foresight... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2011 at My Blog
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I parked at the top of the exit ramp where it met up with the surface street and got out. I wandered back and forth in a small area trying desperately to get enough cell service to call my sister. That by itself probably took about 15 minutes. When I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2011 at My Blog
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Last night I went for a bike ride. No news there. I am constantly going for bike rides, and with the days short as they are right now, the word 'night' is more often than not associated with my rides. Last night was cold. I mean my feet were numb... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2011 at My Blog
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It's hardly a secret to those who are even moderately familiar with me that I like riding my bike. I like spending the day out on 100+ mile routes, cycling around some city or another, rides in the rain, or rides at night. It gives me solace. I can just... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2011 at My Blog
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As this summer has ground to a close, and yes I said ground. Since it will be December this week, and it's over 60 today, I think I can put it that way. I Have noticed that, despite the temperate weather, people's additudes are anything but temperate. The days are... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2011 at My Blog
Brandy is now following UglyLikeMe
Nov 24, 2011
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My line of work brings me in contact with a lot of people. I see them on the road. I see them in their homes. I see the way they live, and interact with each other. Often, I even get to see how they perceive me in my station in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2011 at My Blog
I have been posting on facebook, and probably more than I should, about my insights and experiences as they relate to cycling. ...Mostly. I started posting long diatribes on facebook at the beginning of summer to promote a bike ride Form NJ to Florida. My son and I planned and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2011 at My Blog
Brandy is now following The Typepad Team
Nov 23, 2011