Category Archives: Rochester, New York

Still raining

On and off. But the ice doesn’t seem to be building up any more. Channel 10 says about 50,000 Upstate New York homes are without power as of this afternoon. It’s probably a good thing that it was a holiday … Continue reading

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The downside of mild winter weather

If, like me, you lived through 1991 ice storm in these parts — it crippled the Rochester, New York area for weeks — you can appreciate the trepidation I feel in waking up and seeing this. That’s a river birch … Continue reading

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Kodak sells health imaging division

Here’s the announcement as carried on Bloomberg: Eastman Kodak Co., the world’s largest photography company, agreed to sell its health-care imaging unit to Onex Corp. for as much as $2.55 billion to help focus on its transition to digital products. … Continue reading

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It’s for the children

There’s been much lamenting at the bus stop over the last month. Not from the parents. We parents are in general agreement that a mild winter is a good thing. But the kids have been outraged, outraged! Here it is, … Continue reading

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Spitzer’s promises

Our state’s new governor, Eliot Spitzer, has promised to cut taxes and relieve New York businesses of the onerous regulations that have helped render our economy moribund. Sounds like a Republican. Which is probably why one Republican’s response to his … Continue reading

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Snow

I’ve been trying to pretend this wouldn’t happen! Silly, aren’t I? LOL

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Too stupid for words, but I’ll dig some up, somehow

I know I need to blog about this, but I’ve been too stupified to try. Yet it needs to be said, by as many people and in as many places as possible. So here goes. First. Fourteen million dollars of … Continue reading

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This one wasn’t

Why did I walk away from my clubs and ball, you ask? Because it was so windy today that the flags on all the greens were blown over. Once I got close enough to (theoretically) get onto the green on … Continue reading

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At last

It’s been such a peculiar fall. Cool, yet no bite, and so much rain that the turning of the leaves has been listless and tentative. Then last night our first serious frost. And this morning, even without a breath of … Continue reading

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