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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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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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Spiders, spiders everywhere. Spiders, spiders in your hair!

I have a long-running war with spiders.  There have been a number of incidents.  Led by my nemeses, the yellow sac spiders. It is obvious that they have it in for me.  I reciprocate, with the exception of one brief … 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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