Monthly Archives: August 2014

Are We Racists?

Of course we are. We’re all a little bit racist.  And sexist. And speciesist. And dozens of other-things-ist. I’m motivated by the shooting of Michael Brown and subsequent protests in Ferguson, Missouri. But not to add my suggestions to the … Continue reading

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So THAT’S What Leashes are For!

God, teach us to be as giving as Madison and as grateful as Lilly.  This story has been around for a while, but the lesson bears repeating.                           Happy Dog Days of August! 

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My daughter calls me Forrest Gump.  She has this theory that I’m not only connected to all of history’s  famous people, but that I also accidentally caused most of its notable events.  Silly, I know.  All I can say is, … Continue reading

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My Strange Moment with Mr. Reagan

You can visit Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln at Disneyland by dodging the trolley, forgoing Goofy’s autograph, and hanging a hard right just inside the entrance. As the curtains draw back, Mr. Lincoln rises shakily, levitating his upper body via … Continue reading

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“If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”  ~Sometimes attributed to Albert Einstein (probably wrongly), but an important truth regardless of who said it.

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Erotic fiction for women is very big.  But my wife doesn’t need it.  I’ve got at least 50 shades of grey, and it’s all hers.

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My First Feature Film

Under the Gipper.  I was doing an internship on one of the top floors of the building they blew up in Diehard (only Ronald Reagan’s office was above us).  Anxious to find a movie project, but with no money, I … Continue reading

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