Librarians love me, you want to know why?
I don't dog-ear pages, I don't even try.
I don't highlight passages for future reference,
I give each book its proper, due …
I found out that Open Salon was closing from friends. I didn't get the direct e-mail. I suspect a lot of us didn't.
There are a lot of OSers we know who have only been sporadically…
On Thursday morning October 3rd I was furiously downloading MP3’s and sometime around 11:00am I was…Blog Oct. 3rd: a Late Start, High Sierra and Carso 6 Likes
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In Wausau, Wisconsin, 103 years ago today a little tyke was born to Friedrich and Emma. Friedrich was prescient they say and anticipated great turmoil in his land so he left in…Blog Happy Birthday Dad 8 Likes Soul Sisters on Relationships
There was a time when there was a message in the music we heard....The powerful poetry of the lyrics resonate to the point of eliciting a visceral response...
The songs selected here are…Blog Soul Sisters on Relationships 4 Likes
Gloomy Monday. February Monday. Terminal Monday!
Funny, haven't had a real job in just less than thirteen years, but still get the Pavlov's dog response-like Monday depression to…Blog Suicide Monday and the meaning of life 20 Likes The Meteor, "The Whale", Hubris, and Awe
Oddly, perhaps, the yellow-white hot streaking ball -- is there some comic-cosmic rule about which God's seen fit to keep me in…Blog The Meteor, "The Whale", Hubris, and Awe 5 Likes Fait le Bon Temps Rouler
Today is Mardi Gras. Fat Tuesday.
Time to have some fun.
Fait le Bon Temps…Blog Fait le Bon Temps Rouler 10 Likes
At bottom, often more than about unity, our history is one of contentious chasms.
…Blog America's Philosophical and Cultural Chasm, a 12 Likes 1968 – Ripped, Cutting off a Guy on the Gulf Blog 1968 – Ripped, Cutting off a Guy on the Gulf 13 Likes Emilia's Wings
Emilia…Blog Emilia's Wings 8 Likes Angel Bestows License and Wings to Mortal Blog Angel Bestows License and Wings to Mortal 11 Likes Dear Abby: Advice From the Afterlife
Pauline Phillips, aka Abigail Van Buren, aka "Dear Abby," died Wednesday at age 94. …Blog Dear Abby: Advice From the Afterlife 8 Likes King Day, 2013: A Meeting of Minds: King and
In his remarks, welcoming all of the Nobel Prize winners of the Western Hemisphere to the White House for a dinner held in their honor, President Kennedy said:
" I think this is…Blog King Day, 2013: A Meeting of Minds: King and 2 Likes Fish Farts....for Matt Paust
I casually mentioned fish farts in a recent blog on breastfeeding. The only person who noted it was Matt Paust. He left this comment: “Fish farts????? Come onnnnnn!!!” It appears Matt was…Blog Fish Farts....for Matt Paust 6 Likes Stopping the Alien Invasion
Stop the aliens.
You've heard it.
Arrest their unlimited onslaught before they become indistinguishable and blend into the background.
It's been at the forefront of our…Blog Stopping the Alien Invasion 10 Likes Ice Cubes in the Toilet
I didn't try it. It seemed like such a long shot even though I wanted the results. But a lot of little people who are better tuned into what really makes the world work went to bed last…Blog Ice Cubes in the Toilet 23 Likes
I am going to the airport Monday to pick up my new renter. He is 68 and wants to get away from the snow in Michigan. He has escaped here from the winter up there…Blog I Rented My Back Room to a Man 8 Likes