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  • Fit to Print

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    How to ward off atrophy and routine, you ask? Well, I can give you a small and perhaps ridiculous example. Every day, the New York Times carries a motto in… Read more

  • Glee

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    The absolute glee on this guys face… ha ha. In this endeavor I feel a deep sense of kinship with y’all. How come their are no Leviticus inspired billboards about… Read more

  • Meru

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    What did you do today? I went grocery shopping. (like a good house-husband) Covid has emptied the aisles of coffin-dodgers… so on the whole it was quite a pleasant and… Read more

  • Multiple choice

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    Um… these multiple choice questions are getting harder and harder every year. After a fair amount of consideration I feel I should probably select ‘Neither Gender-nonconfirming nor Transgender’… which I… Read more

  • Followers

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    ‘Don’t be a follower. Don’t look for a leader. If he could lead you into the Promised Land, he could lead you out; do your own thinking […] Learn to… Read more

  • The end of us

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    I finished the Last of Us 2 last night. *deep exhale* I must say, mentally, after playing this game after the kids have gone to bed, every night for a… Read more

  • Achievements

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    I’m multi-tasking, watching Shaun the Sheep. It’s the episode where the farmer needs to go out because the milk for his morning cuppa has gone off. I feel a great… Read more

  • Got Fight?

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    Joey is head-phoned and unergonomically reclined, Macbook wedged between his knees and burgeoning midsection…. trying to slurp scalding coffee from his mug and dribbling all over himself. I’m waiting for… Read more

  • Under An Arctic Sky

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    As some sort of preface or disclaimer I should probably mention that I really LOVE Iceland. I am therefore incredibly bias about anything todo with this lithospheric regurgitation hocked up… Read more

  • The Last of us

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    I love Naughty Dog games. For years Unchartered 2 : Among thieves was one of my all time favorite games. It was a masterful storytelling experience and I grew exceptionally… Read more

  • Alfred

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    I usually feel indifferent about commercial ‘Hallmark’ holidays… and yes I appreciate that my version of indifference often looks a lot like hostility. BUT Fathers day this year was really… Read more

  • Pannus

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    My German has been acting really weird on her walks lately. She’s been uncharacteristically aggressive and ill-disciplined. I’ve had to apologize to a couple of people when I’m holding back… Read more

  • Anomie

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    To be called ‘satirical’ or ‘ironic’ is now to be patronized in a different way; the satirist is the fast talking cynic and the ironist merely sarcastic or self conscious… Read more

  • The HMS Olive Branch

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    ‘Okay, lets send them the Olive branch’ *everyone chortles politely* ‘We’re so funny’ -British Admiralty, 1794 A fire ship was a ship filled with combustibles, or gunpowder deliberately set on fire and… Read more

  • The beast of Bougain-ville

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    This monstrous Bougainvillaea stands in the place where progress needs to happen. I’m pretty sure I planted this not five years ago… its mushroomed into this ‘little-shop-of-horrors’ behemoth of a… Read more

  • Another one bites the dust

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    Well thats a new record, in terms of smashing my apple device. (two weeks) I think the universe is trying to tell me something. Could it not rather have sent… Read more

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