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I am a retired Professor of Physics and a US Navy veteran. I live in Houston, Texas. My darling wife is from Colombia, I have an 13-year-old grandson, use Macs for my computing, and read a mix of mysteries and classics for pleasure.

Diaries published: 23 (205 days since last diary on Mon Oct 13, 2014 at 08:07 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 2294 (1 day since last comment on Tue May 05, 2015 at 02:50 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1724

Total Comment Ratings: 2607

Most Recommended Diary: The most important lesson I learned in the Navy...that many in Congress never learned. (Updated), 261 comments, 501 recommends

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dewtx's Most Recent Diaries:

In an unprecedented announcement President Obama today announced from the White House that he was leaving the Democratic Party and joining the Republican Party. President Obama said: “Since the ...
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Comment Count 50 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2014 at 08:07 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Madeline and Richard were walking arm in arm at sunset along their favorite beach. As they looked longingly into each other's eyes they stopped, and Richard went down onto his knee. "Oh Madeline," ...
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Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Apr 18, 2014 at 07:26 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
In today's Houston Chronicle there is an article with the above title about how Texas Gov. Rick Perry had signed a bill closing the state's high risk health insurance pool effective Jan. 1, 2014. So ...
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Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 02:55 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
On today's free Houston Chronicle web site there is an article entitled: "Governor: Latest Perry 'oops' moment belongs to wife Anita" (also here at Bloomberg ). The gist of the article (which you ...
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Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 01:33 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
I woke up this morning with the lyrics to this song floating around in my head. So I had to write them down quickly before I forgot them (which I tend to do). The song and lyrics are called: “I ain�
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Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 09:36 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Although "The Lost Art of Finding Our Way" would be a great title for a wonderful piece of fiction by the likes of Annie Proulx or Michael Ondaatje, this is a brand new nonfiction book by Harvard ...
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Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 25 Recommends

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