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About jeroljohnson

I guess I'm the crying on the inside kind of clown

To Risk Your Heart for a Dog to Tear

This was Merry, our chihuahua. And a couple weeks ago she died in my wife’s arms. Merry was a rather gentle spirit (for a chihuahua). She never nipped anyone, her barking was not incessant, and she was friendly to everyone … Continue reading

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Working Towards a Full Revival

Last Monday I had bilateral hernia surgery. It was a three hour job and I was left swollen and hurting. I had been carrying around these twin abdominal failures for years and they have pained and restricted me a great … Continue reading

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A Summer for Growth

We’ve been more active in the growing and gardening department this year. A small garden has been planted, I put in beds of Four O’Clocks and Marigolds, and Carjo did several pots of flowers and tomato plants. And to top … Continue reading

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Farewell to a My Digital Nemesis

Apple has announced that they are finally putting a bullet to the head of the bloated iTunes program, splitting it into three components. Now there is a grave I would happily pee on. I spent too much time this weekend battling … Continue reading

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The Closure I Need (with SPOILERS!)

We watched the season finale of Game of Thrones the previous weekend. Many were anticipating but I was dreading it. David Benioff and D. B. Weiss (and their writing team) had been struggling ever since they ran past George RR … Continue reading

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I’m Set Free

Sometimes losing is a good thing. This week was proof of that. See, I lost my part time job. Many of the kids on my bus are hellions. Not all of them but we’ve got plenty with less than privileged … Continue reading

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Burning Out and Re-Igniting the Flame

Not that anyone notices any more, but my posting frequency has gone into the toilet. Part of it is that blog traffic is dying and won’t be coming back, no matter how many times I mention Tricia Helfer’s round bottom. … Continue reading

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