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Another year above ground, who knew?

Christmas 2005, – My tiny apartment has become even more cluttered with business detritus. Mostly stuff I really don’t need but I am keeping around to make me feel secure. I still have the normal gross poundage of cats, I still grow carnivorous plants, and I am still addicted to Red Bull, but I did […]

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we are devo

Here we are, 20,000 years have passed, and we are still wallowing around in the mud. This time it’s our personal name brand mud. So much for civilization. What is it with human beings? do we really loathe ourselves THAT much? I know I do, but I would like to think of myself as abnormal. […]

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my trashy novels for smart people

It’s cold up here in the Northeast…nothing like a REAL good book to warm your cockles. The Eight by Katherine Neville – Catherine Velis is a computer expert who is invited to take a mysterious moonlighting assignment: recover the pieces of an old chess set missing for centuries. Back Bay by William Martin. Six generations […]

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Are we the cart or the ass?

This picture is deeper than one would think, it could be a metaphor of the Iraq situation or even American politics. But it does represent a lack of foresight on someone’s part.on a cheerier note: celebrated broadcaster Alistaire Cooke’s body was plundered by ghouls. Their modus operandi is to steal fresh corpse bones and sell […]

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some people evolve later than others

Think he knows something we don’t?Who says time travel is impossible? We are reliving the 70s and marching steadily back to the 50s. Legislatures are praying to Jesus before writing laws, Science teachers are forced to talk about creationism, The FBI is spying on radical groups, like PETA and Catholic charities, Homeland security is watching […]

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Is too much ever enough?

“To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public. “ Theodore Roosevelt, 1918 Can you spell ‘IM•PEACH’? Perhaps some of us can, I mean those of us […]

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biting off more than one can chew

The 21st century seems to be an age of avarice, much like the 19th. Plunder and piracy are the accepted order of the day. Whether it’s the last superpower rampaging thru other people’s sandboxes or a couple of guys with a crane and some time on their hands, it seems you, me and everyone we […]

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killing time for those who like it better dead

This racoon is NOT DEAD he and his 2 siblings are waiting for me to go back in the house, so they can eat the rest of the cat food off the porch. reading:Why Do Men Have Nipples? Hundreds of Questions You’d Only Ask a Doctor After Your Third Martini by Mark Leyner, Billy GoldbergJames […]

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super snoopers

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Abraham Lincoln. Our constitutional rights have been slowly subjugated under the umbrella of our “War on Terrorism”‘ which if it is anything like our “War On Drugs”, should do little more than increase and disseminate the amount […]

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what's 43 in dog years

I made my own birthday cake. German chocolate with coconut pecan frosting.I had about 4 bites and then slid into a diabetic coma. Only one person remembered it was my birthday. Getting older sucks. Picked up some clothes at the thrift store, as well as a Red Blazer, makes me look like a real estate […]

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