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I long for heaven but stuck on earth.

So what has happened since my birth?

Lost my father but no excuse

To mope around become a recluse. 154 more words


Robin Williams and Who We Are As a Society

I caught some flack on Facebook yesterday for a post I wrote stating, or rather implying, that perhaps there were more important things going on in the world than the death of Robin Williams.  1,009 more words



Decades ago, the Peanuts comic strip ran a storyline where Snoopy broke his leg tripping over his supper dish, but invented this whole narrative about getting injured saving a group of stewardesses (“flight attendant” wasn’t yet a thing) on runaway horses. 366 more words

Becky's Arm Gets a Caldecott Medalist

With Books & Books’ attracting the best and the brightest of the book world, and Becky capturing their visits with personalized tattoos, it was only a matter of time before a Caldecott medalist graced The Arm.   212 more words


Lame Adventure 427: Can we complain?

About two months ago I saw the Broadway play Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill with my friend, Milton. He stood in line at the crack of dawn to snag a pair of terrific $40 rush ticket seats that were very close to the stage. 704 more words


You Should Read David Mitchell

“Love’s pure free joy when it works, but when it goes bad you pay for the good hours at loan-shark prices.”

- Holly Sykes in David Mitchell’s 

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Game Recognize Game-Why Older Men Date Younger Women

Someone very close to me (I’ll call her Annie) has found herself intrigued by an older man.  Naturally, because I am known to have “experience” in this kind of thing , Annie spilled the beans to me.     615 more words