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Alien Stimulus



A while back, when I lived in the DC area, I complained about the aggressive and douchebag-like driving technics of those around me. Since then, I have moved and for a while everything was fine. My commute was a brief eight minute drive through suburban streets. It was a pleasure to dr…

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Flashback: Your Crappy Network


Flashback: Jor-El

Flashback: Older than Dirt


The other day I was blindsided by the marketing industry.  It seems that I have reached the milestone that one apparently needs to achieve to be marketed to as an old person.  I was greeted by this lovely catalog in my mailbox. 

I am taking this opportunity to critique this before th…

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Flashback: Craigslist


Okay, so I am revisiting the whole Craigslist topic.  In the past, we've explored people selling broken crap like it's new; unreasonable demands for free stuff and various other displays of twisted human behavior.  Since Craigslist is an ever-renewable display of human c…

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Flashback: Daily Beatings

Flashback: Tax Quest 2017


The Scandal of "O".

Flipping the channels the other day, the discussion arose about premium television and the fate of some shows we watched, the conversation turned to Sesame Street.   This groundbreaking show continues despite funding issues, but now premiers new episodes on HBO.  Nine months later…

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Tree hell

When we think of trees, most times what come to mind is something like this:

It's green, serene and not at all unsettling.  I grew up with trees like this.  Some had acorns, some had pine leaves and pine cones, some had flowers.  Even when they were sick, …

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This New Blog Thing

I know. I'm late to the game. Everyone and their house plants have a blog these days. But screw it. I need as much exposure as possible.

So I've counted this week. Including the six rejections I received, I think six people have read my short stories. I figure at this rate, maybe one hundred peop…

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