Category Archives: Observations

Random, little-known happenings to share.

The Poetry Corner

Black olive rings Rappeling off my pizza slice On long strands of mozzarella – Cataro’s! Advertisements

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Just Foolin’ Around

You know how, when you do an internet search for something your search is duly noted and for several days afterward you are bombarded by ads for the same or similar products? After a while it gets rather annoying to … Continue reading

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The Poison Pill Part II

Again, from The Land of Unintended Consequences: The racist Poison Pill was added to the Civil Rights Bill of 1964 in hopes of killing it. The Bill passed anyway and the poison subsequently tapped into the then dormant radical fringe … Continue reading

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ABNORML

This’ll put a bee in your bonnet: The sale of marijuana is illegal. Propaganda promoting the legalization of marijuana is selling. Propaganda promoting the legalization of marijuana is therefore illegal.

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Musings on Luck

Are you still fighting the good fight for equality? While examining my punk Lottery Ticket just the other day a thought flitted across my mind: What if luck were equitably distributed? It apparently isn’t. I must have used up my … Continue reading

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Tupperware, The Last Word

I haven’t actually attended a Tupperware Party since childhood but I learn by observing. While it’s nice to share cookies and soups and leftovers and such with all your friends, neighbors, relatives and co-workers there is a dark side to … Continue reading

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Let It Snow!

It is now Christmas Eve in the year of our lord, Jesus Christ, 2017. The decorations are up; the gifts, such as they are, are all wrapped. While some folks find snow messy and bothersome others ardently hope for a … Continue reading

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