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Sunday Potpourri: Daydreaming Edition

Happy Ringo’s Birthday, everyone! Meanwhile… *** Last night, as I sometimes tend to do, I was noodling through cars for sale on Ebay and various other online locations. I’ve made no secret of my love for convertibles, so that’s usually … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

When I lost my scholarship at Transylvania U, a member of the faculty urged me against bitterness. “Remember that the University is not the administration.” I try to keep that in mind when I think of my nation this Independence … Continue reading

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Tuesday Afternoon Potpourri: HeroesCon Addenda and the Death of a Former Rival

Next week’s Summer Term finish line is in sight, and there’s interesting stuff afoot, so why not take a little time for potpourri? *** I spent a significant part of the previous post talking about the T-shirts I buy from World … Continue reading

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HeroesCon 2019: Day 2 — Nice Shirt

The day isn’t over yet, but I think I can bring us essentially up to date. I woke up around 7 this morning, wrote the previous post, and let the Spawn sleep in while I went downstairs to the hotel … Continue reading

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Postscript

Because my parents were murdered near midnight on 12 Jun 09, I didn’t get the news for a few hours, with the first call letting me know something was wrong coming at 3:30 a.m. on 13 Jun. This morning, I … Continue reading

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Ten Years Past the Big Noise

Tonight at about 11:30, my parents will have been dead for ten years. My brother has been incarcerated for nearly that long, serving what has become two life sentences without the possibility of parole when he was convicted of the … Continue reading

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Sunday Potpourri: Sneakers with Wheels Edition

I’m gearing up to assemble the midterm exam for my Brit Lit survey kids, but meanwhile… *** Made a run to Real City yesterday, hitting my favorite cheap Chinese restaurant before settling down at the used media emporium. The drive … Continue reading

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