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50 Adorably Quirky Images

Because, well, just because. Have a great weekend! Click on any image to enlarge it, or to begin slide show.

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Time to Cocoon!

Autumn has just begun where I live, but temps are plummeting, rare for this early in the season, and all I can think of is getting cozy with a latte and a hoodie and, of course, a book! Which means … Continue reading

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Masters of Sarcasm

If colleges offered degrees in Sarcasmology, a huge percentage of students would change their major. Others learn through on-the-job training from snarky parents, bosses, and especially friends. Still, with or without the diploma to prove it, here are some graduate-level … Continue reading

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A Kid’s-Eye View of Reality

All children are aliens. Think about it: they come to our world from a liquid environment where they never had to breathe, where after every strange gurgling noise they suddenly felt full, where their every little movement was followed by … Continue reading

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Future Shock

Many years ago, I read a book entitled Future Shock. The title referred to the experience of culture shock within one’s own culture. Future shock hadn’t happened yet, its author argued, but it was coming. And now? Many people, perhaps … Continue reading

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Bumper Stickers Forever!

There’s a rumor that car bumpers offer some kind of protection, but we all know they really exist (along with back windows) as a place to say that one thing that will instantly correct everyone’s wrong-headed opinions, or invite them … Continue reading

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Capturing the Unexpected

Once, when I was a kid, I tossed a quarter, watched it land perfectly balanced on its edge, and then stay that way! My friends were convinced I’d somehow stuck it there when they weren’t looking. If only I’d had … Continue reading

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Hope for the Human Race

Last week I posted a snarky photoblog entitled No Hope for the Human Race! but promised a counter-blog this week. Here it is. In the world of rhetoric, anecdotes are not considered sufficiently pursuasive to prove a point — unless … Continue reading

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No Hope for the Human Race!

OK, so the title might be a smidge on the snarky side. Then again… Warning: The following images contain dangerous sarcasm triggers. Don’t blame me if you feel an uncontrolable urge to shout ascerbic witicisms at your screen. On the … Continue reading

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It’s My 8th Blogiversary!

Eight years ago today I posted my first blog. It had no title and no picture, just the words, “Testing, testing…hello, is this thing on?” I thought it was funny. So did one other person (maybe?) who reblogged it with … Continue reading

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