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Hide and Seek

I was never good at hide & seek because I’d always make enough noise so my friends would be sure to find me. I don’t have anyone to play those games with any more, but now & then I make enough noise just in case someone is still looking & hasn’t found me yet. 31 more words


The benefits of winter

We are having weather today — just what kind isn’t exactly clear yet. Yesterday was mild,  light rain began in the afternoon and froze after dark. 430 more words


Devilish Fun with Charles Coburn



A cheesy porn film with a similar title has done a grave disservice to a chestnut movie way ahead of its time. 269 more words

A chance meeting in the Octopus' garden

That Jules Verne would be there

came as no surprise,

but Jacques Cousteau?!

The sushi was lovely,

but the gin was watery

and hard to see.

Punctuation is not a crime*

Why, suddenly, do people hate the comma? Did one go astray, leaving someone candidly exposed? Did an em-dash make someone choke on an appositive? Did an apostrophe try to possess the wrong thing? 291 more words


Rondo Naps During His Slumber Party

DATELINE: Dreamland

Pajamas Optional Slumber Party for Celtics

Rajon Rondo held his annual slumber party on Friday night. This season he waited until game-time in Memphis to cast sleepy-time dust everywhere. 290 more words

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