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Halloween Is The New Christmas (Costco, no!)

I seem to recall one of the Charlie Brown TV specials where the Peanuts gang go into a store in the summer and find a large amount of Christmas merchandise with a large banner that says “Only 95 Shopping Days Left!” or some such thing.  177 more words

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When exactly are you a "success"?

I’ve been reflecting a lot lately on what it would take for me to consider myself a success. It could be the less than overwhelming response to my last book or the approach of a large numbered birthday, but there has been an unusual amount of navel gazing. 474 more words

Writing

LOTG ANNOUNCES NEW "SET BUILDER'S AUCTION," SET TO DEBUT NEXT WEEK

GREAT MEADOWS, N.J., July 18, 2014 – Love of the Game Auctions, an internet-based sports auction house catering to the passionate collector of cards and memorabilia, announced the launch of its “Set Builder’s Auction,” an internet-only auction featuring single cards, smaller lots, and collector-grade treasures. 495 more words

Commercialism

Mediocre

Reading “Into the Wild,” “Wild” and now “Finding Everett Reus” – I am so inspired by the courage so many have exhibited and often at such young ages. 204 more words

Thinking Outloud

wikipedia poem, no. 22

black lines 
pushed up against the fence
off Chaos 
         you’re all 
trust me! i'm 
         a crazy replies Quietess i 
        the 
    option U 
ascends AllTheArabs 
         If deceased! 234 more words
Poetry