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Rest assured that this post has nothing to do with ladies’ nether regions. Instead, it deals with a word I feel that I, and others, have been using too often lately: douche (aka douche-bag, d-bag, and in its adjectival form, … Continue reading
I’m sure those who know me are not surprised to learn that I have been devouring Downton Abbey Season 2. What may surprise you is that I have not yet taken a sneak peak at leaked video from the UK … Continue reading
Excellent commentary in this month’s New Yorker on crime and prison rates in the US. I got chills, but also a bit of a chuckle, reading the investors’ statement from a for-profit prison company that the author excerpts below. More … Continue reading
It’s about as bleak a mid-winter day as they come, but I’ve got my tunes streaming and now that I’m in from shoveling snow my house feels like a cozy haven. We keep the thermostat at 65, which may not … Continue reading
Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich. - Sarah Bernhardt Amazing how having more to do seems to give you more energy to do it. When we don’t have weekend plans, it’s a chore getting … Continue reading
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For those of you just coming to the blog, here’s a recap of our summer road trip and honeymoon: First, as our worldly possessions headed cross-country to Ohio in a semi, we took a southerly route through the Central Coast, … Continue reading
People act like “it’s my metabolism” is just an excuse us fat people make for being overweight, and always discredit us when we claim to exercise as much (if not more) than many people. An article in the Times got … Continue reading
Animal Attack Ads from McSweeney’s: “Why do mynah birds talk? They don’t understand a word they’re saying. Humans may find it entertaining, but what kind of bird makes it a priority to serve humans? Birds should sing for themselves and … Continue reading
For those just coming to the blog, I wanted to remind you to check out Better Book Titles. Any suggestions for books to mock up?