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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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Reshaping Reality with Photoshop

We see it every day: Magazine models with plastic skin and impossible bodies; real kids with unreal eyes, drooling over factory-produced treats. But tools are just that–tools. They can be used for unworthy or mundane-but-useful tasks. Or they can be … Continue reading

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Surreal Redecorating Ideas for the COVID Era

We’ve spent a lot of time at home this year.  And somehow, in this surreal era, it seems appropriate that our home environments should suit our new reality–or lack thereof.  So here are some suitably surreal redecorating suggestions (most of … Continue reading

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the day after

Originally posted on unbolt me:
there are many things i just cannot comprehend why give them head space why enshrine them in my heart go ahead and call me fool i wish only peace serenity for the soul merely do…

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Reality 2.0

Reality isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Our external senses don’t tell us everything, just enough to function in the world around us, to pretend it’s orderly and makes sense. In a way it does–in a way. But meanwhile, … Continue reading

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“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.” ~Groucho Marx   “He knows nothing, and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to      a political career.” ~George Bernard … Continue reading

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