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A Bad Idea 73

Prometheus was the next Superbud to enter the basement after the robbery/kidnapping/whatever.

“I’m telling you, Cuba’s where the action’s at!” He shouted into the cell phone, as was his way. 323 more words

A Bad Idea

Oracle

I feel the need to give some very careful instructions regarding a classic fortune-telling device known as the Magic 8-Ball. The Magic 8-Ball can be found in a variety of places, usually in the places where toys are sold. 226 more words

Humor

"Oh, I am fortune's fool!"*...

Something on your mind?  Ask the (interactive version of) xkcd’s oracle

* Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

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As we plan accordingly, we might recall, with gratitude, that it was on this date in 1935 that Alan Lane released the first ten titles in the Penguin paperback book series.   185 more words

Hello, Magic 8 Ball: who likes questions as lead paragraphs?

Ask again later.

Not now.

The Magic 8 Ball may never reply, “How cute! A guessing game. What a coy way to begin your writing. Like a knock-knock joke without the laugh.” 93 more words

Writing

A 12 Step Approach to Procrastination

Procrastination is an addiction.

“Oh, I can do that tomorrow,” or “I’ve got plenty of time left to get that project done,” are the Procrastination Addict’s go-to excuses for putting off the inevitable. 510 more words

James L'Etoile

Parenting Tip of the Week: Be Your Baby's Advocate

I don’t disagree with this, but I oftentimes find it very difficult to be my baby’s advocate. I mean, what does that entail anyway? I think of an advocate as someone who acts in the best interest of their charge, right? 253 more words

My To-Do List for Today...

This photo was on Facebook today and it just really resonated me from a personal and professional standpoint.  I seem to be so very busy lately with all sorts of projects, but which ones really speak to me?  461 more words

Classy On A Budget