Monthly Archives: October 2013

Feeling Nostalgic For George Bush

*I’ll soon be adding a “Great Quotes” feature to this blog, and to mark that grand occasion I’ve chosen to honor George W. “Dubya” Bush, the King of All Quotes. The title of this post says it all, doesn’t it?  … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Weekend–Swimming, Las Palmas & Giant Rubber Ducky

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I was busy with my kids for their swim meet over the previous weekend, rising before 5am both Saturday and Sunday in order to make it to Chartiers Valley, on the other side … Continue reading

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12 Days of Halloween 2: Vampire, Grim Reaper & Rogue

One from the archive…

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Blog Behavior, Minor Milestone: Post #50

Well, I’ve been feeling pretty smug about myself–not quite 3 months into taking this blog seriously, and I’ve managed 50 posts (with a bunch more in queue, in fact) and close to 100 followers (thanks, by the way)–and I could … Continue reading

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Cats away! Artist turns his dead pet into flying helicopter after it is killed by a car

You’ve got to read this–I was freaked out at first, but then I started to think about all the really strange things done by cats that lived with me over the years and I can’t help but think they would … Continue reading

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Laughed At By A Cow

Got hit with an amusing internet meme this morning.  I don’t usually re-distribute this stuff, but I’m in that mood this early AM–you know: whimsical.  A better writer would turn this into deeply meaningful metaphor.  I’m just sticking it in … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Halloween 1: Jack

So, it’s vital to my family’s well-being to carve a Jack-O-Lantern every year, but none of them have time to help. Three years in a row I’ve sat at the table, elbow deep in pumpkin goop, with a very sharp … Continue reading

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Busy, Blog-Less Weekend

One of the reasons I dove back into the blog business, besides the desire to bombard the populace with my literary genius and tomfoolery, was my friend Tony’s spirited attempt to post a blog entry every day for a year.  … Continue reading

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Erin Cox, Punished By School District For Doing the Right Thing

I’m veering even further from the original intent of this blog to editorialize, but in a typical day filled with murder, mayhem, and injustice brought to me by my news aggregator, this stands out.  Erin Cox, an honor student, leader, … Continue reading

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Monstrous Discrepancies Venturing away from the initial intent of this blog a bit.  Don’t care.  If I were a girl, I’d tell you this was really cute, but since I’m mired in the thick soup of perceived gender expectations: Hey, … Continue reading

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