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Tacky the Penguin*

There are times that as a leader you will have to be different…you will need to step out on your own…perhaps even be considered “odd”. 82 more words


Scene in Sanibel: February 18, 2015

When I travel I try to find a gloriously tacky souvenir to bring home for my parents. In Sanibel, that means finding something made of seashells. 60 more words


They Stay Up Late But They Get Up Late

“There is no night life in Spain. They stay up late but they get up late. That is not night life. That is delaying the day.

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Tacky Here, Tacky There...Tacky, Tacky Everywhere

A friend who serves in the Minnesota State Senate posted “Made a little headway today…” on her Facebook feed.  Was she commenting on legislation to fund schools, build roads, reform cockeyed tax codes?   405 more words


Day 11: Tacky (Weird Al), The Gift Of Sports

February 8, 2015

Topic Song:

WARNING: May have some strong content

Here’s a song for the people who don’t like TACKY by Weird Al:

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Appreciating the Ridiculous

I would like to introduce you to one very ridiculous lamp. It makes me smile, because it’s so absurd. Or, at least I thought it was absurd and ridiculous, but my confidence has been shaken a bit… more on that later. 931 more words

Antiques & Very Pretty Things

A Surfeit of Awards

/rant on

I get alumni magazines from two colleges/universities I attended. These institutional organs are unapologetic boosters of the accomplishments of alumni, faculty, and students. They also trumpet never-ending capital campaigns, improvements to facilities, and new and refurbished buildings. 556 more words