Tag Archives: Personal

Cassette

  Back in Olden Days, when a boy liked a girl he’d make a cassette tape of his favorite music for her.  It was a great way for an introvert to open up a bit.

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What’s So Funny?

I don’t think getting a laugh is a good enough reason to be unkind. Comedian Tim Hawkins has done a bit for years where he mocks vegans.  He perpetuates the stereotype that we’re all weak and dizzy, and makes it clear that we are not at all like the “normal” people in his audience who …

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Uh-huh.

 Joe Biden is exclusively emphasizing the infrastructure bill now.  He is positioning himself to take a victory lap over a bill that was never in question. He doesn’t seem to want to talk anymore about the Reconciliation Bill.  That’s the one that would have made health care more accessible and affordable, lowered the cost of …

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There is nothin’ fair in this world…

Full lyrics HERE, but they’re kind of nonsensical. You can safely skip them without fear of missing some subtle nuance. Moving on. There were two times in my life that I tried, really tried, to fit in with a conventional office job.  It didn’t work out either time.  There are economic advantages to being a …

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Agenda

 Now that Republicans have pushed Black voters to the back of the bus and reduced the status of women to mere fetus incubators, I look for them to force gays back into the closet.

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Eff It After All

  “Come, let us go.  Let us leave this festering hellhole.  Let us think the unthinkable, let us do the undoable.  Let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.”  Dirk Gently, in Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, ©1987 My friend Mary, who …

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Just Something Silly I Did:

 I saw this graphic from a 1954 toothpaste advertisement: And added vampire fangs:

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3 LED

Two things I’ve learned about LED lightbulbs, and one thing I’ve recently learned about myself: LED lightbulbs don’t last anywhere near as long as it says on the box.  Not even close. When LED bulbs go bad, they don’t simply stop working– they start flashing like a strobe light. I am one of those people …

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The Sound of

“In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.”  ~Robert Wilson Lynd I haven’t done it in a while, but one of my favorite things used to be take a knapsack full Peterson Field Guides out in the woods and see what I could find. I realized pretty early …

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The Pride of Life

 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, …

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Amateur Hour

“Yes, of course, I’m voting for Trump. I don’t want a politician running this world anymore.” ~John Lydon (source) I think politics is the only profession on earth that people believe could be better performed by an amateur. You would never go to a doctor who advertised that he has no idea what he’s doing, …

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Moving

I am moving to BlogSpot. All future posts will be here: https://abbiestreehouse.blogspot.com/ The “upgrades” WordPress have imposed on us are just too much. I’m tired of wrestling with the interface. I give up. Blogger is intuitive and simple to use, so I’m using them going forward. This blog will remain in place, for as long …

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