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Computers Are Horrible And Should Never Be Used By Anybody

March 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Daily, Potpourri

Last night the display adapter on my four-year-old 24″ iMac started going nuts, so I shut it down hoping a cool-off would make all my problems go away. This morning it was still doing the bananashits. It’s probably just trying to manifest all of my suppressed emotions about the pending Michael Bay Adult Non-Ninja Non-mutant […]

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Saturday Night’s Alright

April 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Daily, Potpourri

I am typing these words into Windows Notepad.exe on a PC that normally sits atop my spinet piano in case I feel the urge to query the nets for lyrics or chords to the song I am attempting to recall or create. Presumably, I will later copy them and paste them into some other bit […]

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Keeping Your WIP to Yourself

November 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Daily

Most people have a series of good ideas in varying frequencies. Some of us tend to think that most of our ideas are great ones and announce them all to the world. Blogs give the more gregarious of us the ability to elaborate on them at length. Twitter and FaceBook let us spit them out […]

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From Dog-Hater to Puppy-Lover in 30 days

August 5th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Daily

Ok, so it’s been far fewer than 30 days since I made the very quick transition from “Hell no, we’ll never get a dog!” to “OK, OK, you win! We can get a puppy! Shit, we’ll get two, or a hundred, just please, put down the electric carving knife!” It’s kinda like a shotgun wedding. […]

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Thanksgiving and Post-Turkey Day Were Great

November 26th, 2006 · 2 Comments · Daily, Potpourri

1. We have very little leftovers. 2. Today is B’s berfday! 3. If anyone out there is driving from DFW to Beaumont in the next week or so, please let me stow away with you. Otherwise, I’m going to book a one-way flight sometime later this week. Long story.

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