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would you forgive me, love?

It’s become sort of an annual tradition for me to write a year in review post, one that looks back at how I’ve changed and what I’ve accomplished over the year and then looks forward at how I’d like to grow in the new year. 742 more words


The 10 Greatest Jazz Albums of the 21st Century

I created this list because I know it’s difficult to weed through the musical landscape today and find good jazz. All of these records were released after the year 2000, so hopefully this will expose new listeners to many of the great jazz artists working today. 1,484 more words


"Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes" on digital copy (2014, Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke)

10 years after the end of “Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes,” Simian Flu has killed 99.8% of the humans, putting people in a new Dark Age.   580 more words


Why Writing is Better Than Sex

Okay. So I have three emails that I use to varying degrees. The first is one I’ve had for years and its inbox has thousands of emails. 182 more words

To all of the fake bloggers who follow me

My stat page says 195 people follow my blog. So you might expect a 3-digit reader turnout on my posts. Regrettably, this is not the case. 541 more words

The Regular Stuff

'The Beggar Boy At Christ's Christmas Tree' by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Beggar Boy At Christ’s Christmas Tree by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 1876

The magic trick:

The brief, first-person frame narration

It isn’t much. Two sentences at the start. 156 more words


The Plight of the Taxi Drivers

The yuletide season makes everyone busy in buying gifts and planning for parties and taking short vacations before going back to the provinces in time for the Christmas eve. 1,151 more words