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Look out there’s a monster coming

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Stupid phone.

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A cautionary tale

I love watching documentaries.  One of the things I liked about living in the UK was that they had great television.  They did more with 4 channels (at the time) than I’d seen on 100 channels back home and documentaries … Continue reading

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Castle Addendum – the wall walk

The castle featured a “wall walk”. Recall that the castle is HUGE. The stairs to the wall walk don’t look all that impressive and they aren’t near the highest parts of the castle. My fear of heights made them appear … Continue reading

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I’ll just be over here amusing myself…

I wanted a tagline for this blog.  So I googled “blog taglines” because I’m that creative.  I found several random slogan generators.   After running through about half a dozen random slogans for “this blog”,  I chose the stupidest one and … Continue reading

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Springing

Spring hasn’t quite sprung but it’s on its way.   Buds on the tree outside the house showing the first bits of green.

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Particle Verbs

Recently, I dusted off my unfinished linguistics project.  For something to do.  To fend off the atrophy of my brain. The bad news is that this led to questions I couldn’t answer.  That was also the good news. So.  Particle … Continue reading

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The many stages of conehead

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So Long, Suckers -Part 4

To recap:  Mrs. D, relation of hotshot law firm D and another D, runs me over in her silver Cadillac.  Settlement becomes $5,000 as a result of high interest rates compounded over about 8 years.  When the money becomes available … Continue reading

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So Long, Suckers – Part 3

A glimpse into my 10 year old self: The nurse at the hospital is cleaning my wounds.  She tells me it will not hurt.  It hurts.  I protest.  She says it doesn’t hurt, that it will just feel cold.  I … Continue reading

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