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Impatience!

Source: Telegraph Forum “Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out of Paradise, because of impatience we cannot return.” ~W. H. Auden Two Major News Updates: 1. “Winter is coming still here!” According … Continue reading

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Letting My Geek Flag Fly

Drama Geek logo by impactspiritwear.com My Real Memoir “Some are born geeks, some achieve geekness, and others have geekness thrust upon them.” ~William (“Willy the Geek”) Shakespeare “Drama Geeks.” That was what they called us. “They” being the letterman-jacketed “men” … Continue reading

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50 Signs of Winter

We Northern Hemisphereans are deep in the throes of winter! But thank goodness there are signs to guide us through. Or, in some cases, misguide us. Then again, laughter tends to have a warming effect — so read these and … Continue reading

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It’s Their World, We Just Live In It

It’s been a while since I posted animal pics. So here they are because, well, animals! I do have a theme, though. It’s right there in the title and, our lame humanocity notwithstanding, it’s basically true. And I’m so glad … Continue reading

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Questionable Advertising

I love bad advertising. Like the Chinese restaurant near us that boasts, We promise you “good food.” Or our favorite pizza place with the motto: The pizza you can eat! (as opposed to what, exactly?). On the other hand, some … Continue reading

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My Surreal 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. As the curtains draw back, Mr. Lincoln rises painfully (you would too if your feet were bolted to … Continue reading

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The Mother of All Calamities

My Real Memoir For our last big event before we officially started our freshman year of high school, BFF Jeff and I took a YMCA Caravan trip, with a dozen barely-teen boys and two barely-adult leaders. The previous summer’s Caravan … Continue reading

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20 Different Versions of Jingle Bells

“Jingle Bells” is one ofthe most widely sung tunes in the world, although its lyrics vary from country to country. It was written by one-hit-wonder James Lord Pierpont (for Thanksgiving) in remembrance of the sleigh races in his hometown of … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Anniversary of the End of the World!

Well, this is a holiday celebrated by no one. And yet, it seems at least worth mentioning that on this date ten years ago a series of cataclysmic events destroyed our planet. Or not. It all began with the end … Continue reading

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If-Then: My Teenage Equation

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio My Real Memoir The summer before high school was packed with equations. I’d signed up for summer classes at four-year-old La Mirada High, its sidewalks still warm from the exit treds of its first graduating class. … Continue reading

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