Monthly Archives: May 2015

Relay For A Cure

So, hey–I’ve been doing this for the past day or so: Relay For Life, one of those community events where you harass the hell out of your friends, and get a t-shirt in return of staying up all night and … Continue reading

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2015 Summer Wonder #14: It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane…

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Soccer (football with a “small f”) Corruption

Wars, disease, famine, earthquakes, a really big case hitting the U.S. Supreme Court tomororow, and a movie about California breaking in half before The Rock fixes it with a helicopter–and STILL the top story in the news for a second … Continue reading

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The Circumcision Shuffle

I’ll say this about the circumcision issue: man, I’m glad I had daughters.  Where my kids were born there  was a lot of pressure not to circumcise, but where and when I was born it was almost univeral.  I saw … Continue reading

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Tunesday: Cake–Comfort Eagle

I don’t have a big, personally significant story that goes with this song–it’s just a freaking fantastic tune by a super cool band that too few people know about.  If I needed to claim a personal theme song it might … Continue reading

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What Did You Do on Memorial Day?

I woke up, did some chores, went to the home improvement store to buy some gardening supplies, visited a friend to drop off a box of onion starts I’d grown from seed, ran by the grocery store, went to the … Continue reading

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A fantastic article on the huge leap for freedom and equality Ireland just made–and the great example they’ve set for the rest of us. Better than anything I could have said.

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Monday/Memeday: Tom

Tom is the man. In a world of sheep, Tom is the llama.

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Sarah In The Morning

It was a cold, October morning at the Super 8 just off exit 337 and things were about to go, well, the way things tend to go. The detritus of a night gone wonderfully wrong lay about us: A crumpled … Continue reading

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Westsylvania Jazz & Blues Festival

Some of my Junk Friends have organized a killer music festival here in Junkland—otherwise known as Indiana, PA, home of Edward ‘Cactus Ed” Abbey and Jimmy “Zuzu Petals” Stewart.  I don’t know jack shiite about Jazz but it sounds … Continue reading

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