Monthly Archives: June 2013

Movies That Rocked My Decade: 1980’s

Once again, I’m totally piggy-backing off of a blog by Melissa Stepp (http://t.co/yPRFugQl71), because I’m far too lazy and pre-occupied with another project today to make up my own themes. So these are movies that when I saw them in … Continue reading

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Five Albums that Defined My Teenage Years

I have spent a lifetime wallowing in music. Before I learned how to play a single chord on the guitar, I listened to music and reveled in the sensation of being transported to somewhere else by it.  I’m no synesthete … Continue reading

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On the Fine Art of Recycling

I’m the first to admit that I have not always been a friend to the Earth. My footprints—carbon, physical, or otherwise—have often trampled thoughtlessly across the face of the planet with blatant disregard. Perhaps I should have known better. After … Continue reading

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Time Travel via The Dream Machine

Last night I time traveled to two distinct eras of my life. Since it was a dream, I wasn’t subjected to the usual time travel dilemmas: paradox, altering the future, erasing myself by killing my own grandpa, etc. That’s a … Continue reading

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Tales of a Gruntled Modern Domestic

The cats begin to stalk my head before dawn, a feral instinct resistant to the selective breeding process. I ignore it and fantasize for the thousand and first time about unleashing them on the local bird population. I’ll have to … Continue reading

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“Today was a good day” – Ice Cube

It wasn’t just winning a couple of games of softball. It wasn’t just having a nice time at the Occuquan Craft Fair. It wasn’t just waking up late and eating cinnamon rolls while the kitties ran around and acted crazy, … Continue reading

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