Monthly Archives: April 2015

I’m Sure He’ll Vote With His Little Head Next Time

Recently a bill that would ban LGBT discrimination died in the North Dakota House of Representatives. While it passed the Republican-lead Senate by a narrow margin, the House would have nothing to do with it (despite seeing how major corporations … Continue reading

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Don’t Mind Us, We’ll Sleep on Anything

I put this pile of papers on the bed for just a few minutes and Sneakers made it into a bed. Please note there is plenty of space on this bed, despite the laptop. Nope, he just decided “I’m a … Continue reading

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Caturday – Seeking of Warmth and Security

It cold and windy outside this morning. A few years ago Daniel adopted this technique of burrowing under blankets when he came inside after his daily patrol. A few weeks ago Arya decided that it was a bright idea and … Continue reading

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My Own Worst Enemy

I was asked in a profile for my class reunion what was my favorite song? I suppose I could come up with a top 100 if I thought long and hard enough but narrowing it down to one? Hell, that … Continue reading

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Continuing on a Theme

(Via:¬†http://www.lunarbaboon.com/) Yesterday, after we got our Interwebs connection restored I spent much time catching up on Metafilter, Progressive Ears, my web comics, and that goddamn Facebook. But the above comic applies to me and Carjo as well. Sometimes you get … Continue reading

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Lost Connections

We were without the Internet for about five days. It’s back now and my social justice warrior spouse is pounding so furiously on her keys down the hall it sounds an invading cadre of storm troopers. I’m busy catching up … Continue reading

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50 Great Genre-Bending Books Everyone Should Read

Some I have read, some I have heard of, some I absolutely have to throw on my ever-growing Amazon wish list. I need money. There is not enough money to pay for all the books I want to read. There … Continue reading

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Goin’ to be Rainin’ I Know

That’s Robert Johnson on the left, Johnny Shines on the right. If you don’t know who Robert Johnson was, well I have to wonder about you. Anyway, this photograph surfaced a ten years ago and was confirmed indeed to be … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans of Writers Often Go Awry

Well, I’m trying. Too much outside crap has been getting in the way again but I keep pushing the stone up the hill. But some of the impediments of the past several weeks are finally at bay so I can … Continue reading

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A New Easter Tradition

Yesterday afternoon we did something we had never attempted before. That’s right, we made caramel rolls. North Dakota-style caramel rolls. That is pronounced car-mel. Not that southern-fried CARE-ah-mell pronunciation. And no nuts. We don’t do that here. Putting nuts on … Continue reading

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