Tag Archives: History

Fireflies and Lightning Bugs

They are neither on fire, nor are they flies. They bear no correlation to lightning and they are simply not bugs. They are bioluminescent beetles, a species of winged insect. Yet we persist, none the less, in calling them fireflies … Continue reading

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The Fourth of July – 2017

These are photographs of the last two American flags in the neighborhood. It just so happens I raised them both. I raised ours just before dawn out of a sense of nostalgia and respect for my brother’s political naïveté and … Continue reading

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We are a Nation of Immigrants

We are also a nation of suicides – do the math.

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Pop Culture

Pop Culture? Holy Saturday Batman!

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Nazisploitation

Nuzzing . . . Nuzzing . . . Nuzzing . . . six destrroyahs . . . Nuzzing . . . SIX DESTRROYAHS! I don’t recall where it came from but this dialogue popped into my head when my brother … Continue reading

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Mall of America’s First Black Santa 2016

Not sure if this is even newsworthy from the point-of-view of a child, but it’s been reported the Mall of America hired its first black Santa. This is hardly the first black Santa, by any stretch; salaried or otherwise, just … Continue reading

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