Tag Archives: musings

“Spring” has sprung, mud was flung, tentacle tongues

That vernal equinox thing happened.  Now it’s spring.  March tried to pretend this was a big shift by tossing down six inches of snow last week. I made the most of it. All that snow is gone now and spring … Continue reading

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Is winter the end or the beginning?

It’s Groundhog Day and our furry buddy Phil grumpily announced that there would be a six-week extension to this winter season. Though it was damn cold this morning, it hasn’t been cold in Chicago this winter other than a week in … Continue reading

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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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Asteroid Day is a thing and it’s today

Today is Asteroid Day.  It’s only the second annual Asteroid Day, so I don’t feel that bad having it sneak up on me like this.  I have set five reminders on three different calendar apps just to make sure I … Continue reading

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Flying Leap, take one and pass it on

Today is a day like any and every other day.  More or less.  It’s also a rare day, if that’s possible. Of course it’s possible.  Anything is possible when you’re making shit up. The calendar is made up.  It’s useful, … Continue reading

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Trick or treat, mofos?

I’m betting you want both.  That’s the sort of folks you are. I don’t blame you. I got my pumpkins done, my zombie dance cookies made, I bought all the candy in candyland and I’m settled in front of a … Continue reading

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The silver eel flies at dusk when the wine rains from moody barrels

What? I have no idea. I get a ton of weird spam.  Yes, you are correct, all spam is weird to some degree.  Even the stuff that comes in a can. My Mail thinks this is Junk.  My Mail is … 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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Are you feeling lucky, punk?

So, it is one of those days.  A Friday, the thirteenth day of a month. This means you probably have the opportunity to catch at least one movie with Jason Voorhees (or his mother…or some faker!) killing nubile, young folks … 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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