Category Archives: Pixel-stained Wretchery

Monday Afternoon Potpourri: Fictioneering and Other Stuff

This was Homecoming Weekend in Mondoville, and though the visiting Wingate Bulldogs overcame our side on the football field, it was the usual nice time seeing alumni from the fifteen years that I’ve been here. The Spawn rode on her … Continue reading

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Wall-to-Wall Non-stop Mondoville Action!

I headed up to the bedroom last night after watching my beloved Wildcats dispatch the Fighting Yuppies of Vanderbilt, and because I was the last of us to bed, I let the Hound of the Basketballs out the sliding glass … Continue reading

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Saturday Potpourri: Finally Fall Edition

So it’s another weekend in Mondoville. Mrs. M is at her school, doing a little planning for the week. The Spawn is reading in her room, and I’ve been looking at tenure portfolios while watching Alabama dismantle Tennessee (21-zip, ten … Continue reading

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Monday Potpourri: QotD and Other Stuff Edition

I got home from work a little while ago, and although I have class to prep to do this afternoon that I didn’t do yesterday (as I was recovering from being out late on Saturday), I thought I could spare … Continue reading

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In Which Mrs. M Goes Catfishing…

… and not the online sort. A few nights ago, Mrs. M needed to take some party supplies to her workplace for a baby shower the following afternoon. Mrs. M’s school is at the edge of Mondoville, next door to … Continue reading

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Hunkering Down

So Hurricane Florence has hit the North Carolina coast this morning, and we’re expecting to get a sizable dose of wind and rain this weekend in Mondoville. The National Weather Service’s predictions appear calmer than those of our local TV … Continue reading

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Excitable Boys and Accidental Martyrs

While I was in Florida, a Facebook friend of mine posted a link to an article about the life and death of Warren Zevon. Writer Steven Hyden is pretty evenhanded in the piece, noting both Zevon’s artistic gifts and his … Continue reading

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