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1-19-13: "PUT ON YOUR PARTY HAT" (© KPKeelan)


All assembled?

Here we go!


Grab your noisemakers,

put on your party hat,

and come! join the conga line

of happy cretins.

We march, 122 more words

Kevin Keelan

Happy Friday: the false alarm edition

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Happy Friday!

On a sunny Saturday morning last weekend, thousands of Hawaii residents received an alert on their phones. 1,076 more words

American babies are 76 percent more likely to die in their first year than babies in other rich countries

The U.S. is failing at a “basic moral responsibility of our society,” study finds.

American babies are 76 percent more likely to die before they turn a year old than babies in other rich countries, and American children who survive infancy are 57 percent more likely to die before adulthood, according to a sobering new study  28 more words

Washington Post

To love what is mortal

To live in this world

you must be able
to do three things:
to love what is mortal;
to hold it

against your bones knowing…

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My Life

“Love people, not things. Use things, not people.”

So many variations of this theme are on the internet, but it all boils down to the same truth. 1,626 more words


What else do you remember about him?

This is one of the earliest pictures I have of myself and my father. Since I am the second oldest of six, and my closest sibling is one year younger than I am, this picture was taken when my parents were raising two children. 324 more words

What did the patient actually die of?

Two questions that come up regularly are whether: (a) men who are said to have died of prostate cancer actually did, and (b) men with prostate cancer who are said to have died of something else actually died of their prostate cancer. 683 more words