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Tell Me a Story · 22h ago

Wut, Wut

A blindingly brief and in no particular order, off the top of my head and shit, list of what I’m thankful for this morning:1) The mindbogglingly brilliant 30 years I had with my spectacular ...
Tell Me a Story · 1d ago

Dogs from Hell

Grief, as a friend recently, wicked aptly put it, is a motherfucker. It's a slavering hound from hell – a beast from the lowest realms of the inferno. The bastard lacks even the faintest wh...
Tell Me a Story · 2d ago

I've Got Questions

Had my annual physical yesterday – this is the one with my GP versus the brain deal (which I had last month, thanks). The good doc took a lot of blood (possibly she’s a vampire?), gave me a ...
Tell Me a Story · 3d ago

More Randomosity

This, at left (duh), is Umlaut. He, (possibly she), comes by a couple times a day but doesn’t keep regular hours like our other visitor cats over the years.  Jen actually patted Um while he/...
Tell Me a Story · 4d ago

Ramblings

Word for the dayMacaronicIt's an adjective:denoting language, especially burlesque verse, containing words or inflections from one language introduced into the context of another.A fine exam...
Tell Me a Story · 5d ago

Gobble, Gobble

It just dawned on Jen and I that this coming Thursday is Thanksgiving. Oof.I won’t be out on the official Xmas shopping kick-off – “Black Friday.” Nope. Can’t deal with the crazed crowds Oh…...
Tell Me a Story · 6d ago

Fried Day

Well, it’s finally fucking Friday or Fried Day as I often think of it.There’s a few things on my bean this morning.First, I’ve got nothing much to add to the whole Al Franken brouhaha. Mindy...
Tell Me a Story · 1w ago

Pressurized

I dreamed that I was crossing over a roiling river on a trestle bridge, much like the Fort Pitt Bridge in Pittsburgh or the Bridge Street bridge in Brattleboro.I had been driving some big ol...
Tell Me a Story · 1W ago

Being Kind to Myself

Great White by Terry GossYou’d think this’d be an easy thing. Right?OF COURSE I’ll be good and forgiving and supportive to me! If I don’t do it, who will? Heh, here in Realityville, most (if...
Tell Me a Story · 1W ago

Cats and Crazy

WUT!!?Coco woke me early this morning. She was very subtle about it…for her. She climbed onto my hip as I lay on my side and then amped up the gravity to Jupiter levels. I only mention it bu...