Category Archives: Rochester, New York

be ye therefore wise as serpents . . .

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Let’s squish the Square

The economy is teetering. Our food & gas prices are climbing. And, lest we forget, we citizens of New York are the highest taxed in the country. So how do we want our politicians to spend our tax money? If … Continue reading

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I won a golf tournament :-)

Rochester region EWGA chapter tournament, played at Ravenwood yesterday. I shot a 101 and took low gross for my flight. I’m a happy camper :-) Cross-posted at Golfolicious.

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Eye-spotted Ladybug

I haven’t found one of these since I was a kid . . . Isn’t it gorgeous? Most the ladybugs we see anymore are non-native species that were imported by the U.S. Dept of Agriculture in the 70s to control … Continue reading

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Fluoride in Rochester, Part II

Jim Nugent, Water Quality Laboratory Manager at our Monroe County Water Authority, graciously answered the questions I emailed about our municipal fluoride policy. So allow me to share :-) First, the more factual bits. The county spends $88,000 on fluoridation … Continue reading

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Time to rethink fluoride

In case you haven’t checked lately, I’ve got the inside scoop, fellow Rochesterarians: Monroe County adds fluoride to our water. Here’s what they say on their website. It’s not much. Water provided by the MCWA contains about 1 ppm (part … Continue reading

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Taking responsibility for our infrastructure

Instapundit linked to this piece in Popular Mechanics which begins Yesterday’s tragedy makes it clear that the U.S. has been squandering its infrastructure legacy by turning a reckless blind eye to critical upgrades . . . I don’t know about … Continue reading

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Swallowtail

My friend from England was here for a visit (the reason I haven’t been blogging much!) and we spent a couple of hours last weekend at Mendon Ponds Park, a 2500-acre county park south of Rochester. We were looking for … Continue reading

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I’m switching to satellite

Five years ago, my Time Warner cable bill was a little over $40/month. When I got the bill with the latest price hike, which caused total to crest above $60, my patience finally gave out. Who do these people think … Continue reading

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I’ve applied for LPGA press credentials

heh heh So I can take pics when the tour hits Rochester later this month, and publish them on my Golfolicious blog. [tags] LPGA, Rochester, New York [/tags]

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