## ODonnellWeb – Tag Personal

Personal Blogs are hard when you have no life

Posted on 07/02/2017 in misc • Tagged with Personal, Books

The Circle

Back when I had young kids I had more blog fodder than I knew what to do with. These days, the kids are adults, and I work from home all day. There are weeks that I get to Wednesday or Thursday without putting shoes on. I'm not complaining. I ...

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Chris 2.0

Posted on 03/01/2017 in misc • Tagged with Personal

I ain't getting any younger

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Posted on 02/21/2017 in misc • Tagged with Personal

Keep Calm

Roses are red
Violets are blue
10,959 days ago
I met you.

30 years ago today, in 1987, I met my wife. It was not love at first sight for either of us. But it worked out ok :) The story of that fateful meeting.

See you in 2047 for ...

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A Relationship In Haiku

Posted on 02/14/2017 in misc • Tagged with Personal, Haiku

87 Xmas Dance

Cold walk to party
Met cute girl in passing there
She asked my friend out

Cold feet, girlfriend, oops
Friend set me up with cute girl
My girlfriend showed up

Indiana cold
Gentleman, I walked her home
She kissed me goodnight

The frat boy shuffle
Sorority Formal Dance
She kissed ...

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Posted on 02/08/2017 in misc • Tagged with Personal, Economics


I've been thinking about stuff quite a bit lately. The US economy runs on stuff. If we stopped buying so much stuff, we'd crash the economy very quickly. It's so important that President Bush suggested we all go shopping after the 9/11 attacks. Maybe that's ...

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Breast Cancer Support 101 For Guys

Posted on 10/17/2016 in misc • Tagged with Personal, Fuck_Cancer, Family

Picture of Michelle

My wife was diagnosed with breast cancer about a month ago. It was a total shock, as it was discovered in her routine annual mammogram. She went in for her yearly check up on a Friday, the following Monday I was taking her to the Women’s Health Center for ...

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