Category Archives: Personal Commentary

Silence

The house is silent today.  As it was yesterday. On Tuesday, dog lost her battle with cancer. It’s been a long summer full of vet visits, pills, chemo treatments and very slow walks.  I loved every minute of it because … Continue reading

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It’s a space station

There is something magickal about a mid-day moon hung in a clear, blue sky. It feels like being in a sci-fi movie.  Not a Syfy movie, where an ill-mannered mad scientist unleashes a dragonfly-shark hybrid in the park and everyone … Continue reading

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It’s cold as hell

I met up with a friend for a few cocktails Wednesday night. My cab driver was a real nice fellow.  What else would you expect from the Dark Lord? I don’t think it’s any coincidence that I was hung over … Continue reading

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Happy freakin’ Halloween

It’s that great time of year.  Every entertainment outlet, neighborhood joint and Internet hangout is giving in to the spooks.  And I don’t mean the NSA – that would be truly frightening. (Just kidding NSA, we love you!  In a … Continue reading

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Did you hear that? Summer vacation version.

Did you not see the moon?  I heard there was some sort of eclipse or blood moon or blood moon eclipse.  I didn’t see it.  The sky was full of clouds.  Rain seems to be the go to thing for … Continue reading

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There and Back Again

I was there.  Now I’m back. I watched that second Hobbit movie while I was out of town.  It was visually appealing.  It was also just a bit unsatisfying in the end.  And long. I’m still waiting for my hero, … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo post-game recap

November is Nanowrimo month for me.  Any excuse to buckle down and force myself to write a bunch is a good excuse (I’m lookin’ at you too, Camp Nano!) This November, I was more prepared than I have ever been. … Continue reading

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Happy Fookin’ Halloween

Rained all day, but at least it wasn’t cold.  Dark, damp and windy.  Like Halloween ought to be.

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Change your Tweet before you leave!

You may find this a bit morbid, but death happens. There was a time when mothers told their children to put on clean underwear before leaving the house.  In case of accident.  Take that how you must. Not my mother, … Continue reading

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I have an opinion!

And so does every other dumbass on the planet. Sadly, many, many people don’t put much thought into what they say.  They are also confident in their opinions.  Regardless of how little they may know or how baseless such opinions … Continue reading

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