Monthly Archives: February 2013

Introducing Porkchop

Porkchop has joined the ranks of my extended family. He lives with my niece and will soon move into a posh apartment accessorized with a pink tiger striped chair.  

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Instrumental Excess

I predict 2cellos, featuring Lang Lang, playing Coldplay’s Clocks will make an iStore junkie out of me. It will be my downfall. I’m not there yet, but I feel the familiar weight of a monkey on my back. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Here. Loveliness courtesy of Tim Dittmer.

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Happiness Appears

Let’s get the preface out of the way; perhaps, in the future we can all take it for granted. I have been working very hard. I’ve been doing some cool things. Our business has a website, which was fine for … Continue reading

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Valentine Nerd

Having been a nerd (a wild, fearless nerd but a nerd nonetheless) for my entire life, my expectations for Valentine’s Day have never been ambitious. Oddly, I have had my fair share of roses. I’m sure there are catty people … Continue reading

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Freshly Pressed

Harper Faulkner’s post “Why I Write” has been Freshly Pressed. I’m very happy to know that the multitudes share my discerning taste. I got goosebumps when I read his piece. I hope you do too.

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Happy Monday

“Citizens United” by Roy Zimmerman. An ironic laugh courtesy of Doug.

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Unpopular Truths

I saw Nick Turse on Moyers & Company yesterday. He manages a regular antidote to the mainstream media. Susan Crawford appeared on Moyers & Company too. She is a proponent of internet service as a utility, modeled after electricity service, … Continue reading


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haggis. Check this out. hebe in  dc is funny and concise.

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Change Happens

I’ve been thinking about who I used to be, who all of the people I was, or am, close to used to be. Specifically, I’ve been thinking about my niece’s dad, my sister’s first husband. I’ve been wondering how he … Continue reading

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