111111: Eleven Eleven Eleven at Eleven Eleven

Today is Eleven Eleven Eleven. 11/11/11.  November 11, 2011. This article was purposefully published at 11:11am this morning.  I don’t know why I’m so obsessed with all these ones standing in unison, but I am, and shall likely always be, enchanted:

The number one is considered “calming” and “essential” in Chinese numerology and that makes me question if all those ones in today’s date should be taken collectively or singularly.  I prefer to atone to the individual digit and take all the delights that come from pronouncing all those ordered ones.

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Someone Stole My Credit Card!

I was sitting here writing my article on Google+ Pages when an email arrived arrived from my credit card company telling me I had just charged $79.98 at TJMaxx.

“Huh?” I said to myself, “I don’t think I’ve even been in TJMaxx in my life!”   I immediately picked up the phone and called my bank.

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