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An Inside Joke

This post is for [REDACTED]. We were having a discussion about Game Of Thrones. (I read a few of the books. It was OK.) The guy I was talking to was a big fan of the show, which I’ve never … Continue reading

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Bleeping The F-Bomb, Curmudgeon Style

Phssthpok pointed me toward this: Which reminded me of this:

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Fake News

Suppose you’re being fed a line of bullshit. How would you know? An easy start would be to: See if they contradict themselves. See if they contradict what you see in the real world. Ace of Spades just posted an … Continue reading

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The Bonnie Tyler Explanation And The Evil Cake Song

[Note: pretty much every link on this page is SFW. Go ahead. However, if you play them in your office your co-workers will demand an explanation or (probably correctly) out you as a geezer who pre-dates Seattle Grunge.] So that backfired! … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2017 After Action Report: Part 09: Carly Simon Is Pissing Me Off

I’ve gone into left field with this thread but it’s my blog and my dog is sleeping. Until the dog wakes up I have no editorial bounds. The eclipse is about more than celestial visions and meatloaf. At the moment … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2017 After Action Report: Part 08

[Has it been a week since my last post? Damn it! I just left it sitting there, in the eerie twilight of mid-day, when all that is normal is not and the air is pregnant with the magic of an … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2017 After Action Report: Part 07

[Perhaps I’ve gone on too long. Everyone and their dog wrote about the eclipse a week ago. Rather than a news report (as if news exists anymore) I’m trying to capture the spirit of the thing. If I failed, chalk … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2017 After Action Report: Part 06

No shit, there I was… So it’s T-minus something or other and I’m beside myself with excitement. I’ve never seen an eclipse (how did I let that happen?). Now I’m in the right place at the right time and it’s … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2017 After Action Report: Part 05: It’s All About The Meatloaf

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Eclipse 2017 After Action Report: Part 04

T -30 hours: We depart Curmudgeon Compound in Mrs. Curmudgeon’s hatchback. Due to her influence we’re on time (my “give a shit” about schedules has stopped working). The car is great but I miss my big diesel security blanket. If … Continue reading

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