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the Convergence to the Cosmic Punch 3

January 11, 2018 (a throwback)

….no doubt;  the one topic upon which I am most(ly) read- is- Boxing- I enter into Used Book Stores the World (city) over and axe of resident biblio caretaker(s) what, if any, ‘Boxing titles, or books’ whichever extablishment has on shelves- cuz, if ‘yer resident at a Used Book Store- should be- one knows his shelf- if no thing else- in most (many) cases these literal stewards will direct me to a handful of books, sum of which I’ve read- but, others- well, most, many times- of a superior standard and worth the reading- will direct me a collection of books, what I will usually mean acquire- it is, by this method- how have I now so many read- tomes pugilistic… 463 more words



Thanks to blogger friend S.J. Higbee (of “Brainfluff,” a great blog) for continuing the meme originated by “The Purple Booker” called Tuesday Teaser.  The point is to pick at random two or three sentences of what you are currently reading and post them in order to tease others to read the same book. 174 more words

Exclusive Interview with natural wonder and affront to God, Mermaid Oates

So what’s it like being Mermaid Oates?

It’s fucken sweet!

Thank you for your time, Mermaid Oates.

-Andi Lennon

Poem #22

He raised his wine,

Just to lower it twice as far:

A half-arsed toast.

The window scene

Swung full into view:

Five other guests, who of the botched… 57 more words


A nice little list of Halloween stories

There is nothing more Halloween than a good scary story. In fact it is the most Halloween thing there is. While some of us pretty much treat the entire year like All Hallow’s Eve; October is a fine time to break out the good stuff. 1,187 more words


Hannah holds nothing back

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TRACEY Hannah says she doesn\u2019t need another UCI World Cup win this weekend to prove she can win her hometown World Championships.“,”link”:”http:\/\/cdn.newsapi.com.au\/link\/df79eac93cd60f5544aa34ea0659de9b”,”paidStatus”:”PREMIUM”,”originalSource”:”The Cairns Post”,”creditedSource”:”Cairns Post”,”subscriptionSummary”:”TRACEY Hannah says she doesn\u2019t need another UCI World Cup win this weekend to prove she can win her hometown World Championships.”,”originalAssetId”:”c4d74df2-8893-11e7-a2e7-f44991e37003″,”version”:”PUBLISHED”,”dateUpdated”:”2017-08-26T04:10:41.000Z”,”dateLive”:”2017-08-24T06:16:00.000Z”,”customDate”:”2017-08-24T06:16:00.000Z”,”dateCreated”:”2017-08-24T06:16:30.000Z”,”status”:”ACTIVE”,”thumbnailImage”:{“contentType”:”IMAGE”,”id”:{“value”:”4473313a23e37749681128ad6354bc0e”,”link”:”http:\/\/api.newsapi.com.au\/image\/v1\/4473313a23e37749681128ad6354bc0e”},”originId”:”crop-139e08063c09881074206b073d42e747″,”origin”:”METHODE”,”title”:”Tracey Hannah”,”subtitle”:”fc8543dc-8945-11e7-84bd-af1d996fdd2e”,”description”:”Tracey Hannah from Cairns, riding for team Polygon UR at Round 1 of the 2017 UCI MTB World Cup (DHI) in Lourdes, France. 3,482 more words

Australian Team

#NephJC Turns Three: A Closer Look at the Online Nephrology Journal Club

Most of us are familiar with the concept of the “Journal Club,” either at our practicing or training institutions. A recent AJKD publication by Topf et al… 213 more words