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What do you mean you’ve never seen Firefly???
After Red Dwarf and pizza and a game of Arkham Horror, we spent the evening introducing my niece and her husband to the joys of Garth Marenghi’s Dark Place, The IT Crowd and Firefly (with a pitstop for them to … Continue reading
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Hello, Old Friend
So, I finally went and done it. I deactivated my Facebook account. After it killed the blogging community and piled up a multitude of sins, I still felt a little queasy pushing the button. Fortunately, they insisted on getting an … Continue reading
Update on recording progress
The short answer: “not much” The long answer is that I worked on Catch the Wind for a long time, but I couldn’t get anything out of it that didn’t bore me to tears. Then I went out of town. I … Continue reading
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A man with priorities so far out of whack doesn’t deserve such a fine automobile.
I was listening to Car Talk this morning (we miss you, Tom!), and one of the callers said that he had 103 cars in his lifetime. That got my brain gears whirring, and I thought I would reminisce about the series … Continue reading
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It helps me unwind and sometimes it makes me feel mellow
On my evening walks with Venita, we generally chat about the ebb and flow of the day, the latest pop culture thingy, plans for the future…or, actually, I blather on about stupid shit that comes into my head, and she … Continue reading
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Robin Williams, RIP
I’ve been kind of stunned since learning of the death of Robin Williams. I’m older now, and have seen real people I know pass from my life. So, I’m not quite as shocked and upset as, say, the night John … Continue reading
Return To My Mis-spent Youth
Gather ’round, kiddies, and I’ll tell you a story. It’s about the days when there weren’t no Xboxes nor Playstations. Sure, there were some home game consoles, but mainly we fed quarters into machines. Oh, so many machines… Coin-operated video … Continue reading
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Another Member of the Family
This afternoon, we went to the guitar show just to look…after all, most of the guitars there ranged from $2000 to $20,000. But Venita thought it would be a good place to take pictures and that I would like to … Continue reading
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Goodbye I-4! I won’t miss ya!
Today sees the end of a phase of my life that has lasted pretty much uninterrupted for 32 years. In 1981, I got my first real job and, naturally, that meant that I had to get dressed and ready to … Continue reading
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Running in place is good for you
Depending on the source of advice, I have to write something–anything–every day for at least 21 to 30 days in order to establish the habit. So, here I am writing something. Yep. This is me. Writing… Oh, hey! We went … Continue reading