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Michael Harling
Works at a table in the spare room
Attended Ichabod Crane Central
Lived in Kinderhook, NY
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Through a 21st Century Lens
Hands up! Who sings in the shower? Thanks. Nice to know I am in such august company. I have been singing, both in and out of the shower, for many years. So many, in fact, that I am actually beginning to bore myself with my repetitious repertoire. And in ord...
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Toilet Troubles
I'm having problems with my toilet. This is how it started: The extractor fan in the en suite bathroom began making a grinding noise and then stopped. And so, like any right-thinking individual would, I stood on the toilet seat to have a look at it, failing...
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Working With What We’ve Got
You may recall that, when I retired the first time, I bought a bike. Then someone stole it from our “secure” garage. So I bought a second one with a sturdy lock. The next day, someone stole it. And the lock. As a result of this revelation that our secure fa...
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Retired II - the Sequel
And just when I started warming to the idea that having a job wasn’t so bad after all. I don’t mind, really. And considering I was hired two years ago on a six-month contract, I have nothing to complain about. So I’m not complaining. But I do wish I could b...
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Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends and family. I hope you are enjoying your day off, your turkey, your cranberry sauce, your stuffing, your potatoes, your creamed corn and that odd looking dish your aunt always brings that no one can identify but...
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Dances With Ghillies
Following on from the previous post,
wherein I was ejected from The Cult and began finding myself… And so, I became an Irish dancer. I didn’t mean to. It happened in the
same sort of way that I became a folk singer, and as a direct result of it. Sometime in...
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Have him in circles
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Capitulation
The thieves have won. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the saga of Bike Number 1, Bike Number 2, and the acquisition and temporary disposition of Bike Number 3, you can go here for the full story. I’ll wait. Back? Okay, I will now remind you of what...
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New Year Resolutions
Ah, the New Year. I can tell it’s here because the telly is cluttered with ads for nicotine patches, work out videos, dubious home-exercise machinery and scenes depicting smiling, happy people doing smiling, happy things while sucking on a mixture of water ...
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And Here It Is: Merry Christmas
Ah, Christmas. That wonderful, joyous, achingly nostalgic holiday that lives so well in our memories. The reality, however, is sometimes not so glamorous. When we mis-remember Christmases past, this is what generally comes to mind: Photo — idyllic Christmas...
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Paint It Black
It’s Black Friday here in Britain. I know, it’s ludicrous; you can’t have Black Friday without Thanksgiving but try telling that to the Brits. Now, you may be thinking I’m a little late with this post, because Black Friday was ages ago, but here, Black Frid...
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Doctor Google, the NHS and Me
This is a cautionary tale wrapped in a cautionary tale. It's a tad
convoluted, so hang on. I have stupid eyebrows. If the hair
on my head was like my eyebrows, I would have a shock of thick, lush hair just
above my forehead and none anywhere else. I have no...
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Life Among the Zealots
I mentioned in my previous post that
I had been a member of a cult, and someone said they would like to hear more
about it. So, at least one person might enjoy this; sorry about the rest of
you. From the age of 16 to 22, I was a member of a cult. By all def...
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Writer
Employment
  • a table in the spare room
    2012 - present
  • ROCC Computers LTD
    Project Manager, 2002 - 2012
  • NYS Economic Development
    Database Administrator, 2001 - 1998
  • NYS Division of Criminal justice
    Identification Specialist, 1987 - 1998
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Previously
Kinderhook, NY - Clifton Park, Ny - Horsham, West Sussex
Story
Tagline
Expat author, sort of like Bill Bryson but without the best selling books and gobs of money.
Introduction
Writer, expat, herfer
Bragging rights
Once met Virginia O'Hanlon of "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" fame.
Education
  • Ichabod Crane Central
    High Scool, 1960 - 1973
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