Category Archives: nothing special

Dear AKC: I read your statement “dispelling the myths of ear cropping and tail-docking.” You claim that the procedures are not aesthetic, but are instead functional, allowing dogs to perform their “traditional” functions. Ok, fine. When you show me a … Continue reading

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One unexpected advantage of going to trivia is that I am exposed to new music. Most of it is rap or hip-hip, and I can take it or leave it alone, but last night I was introduced to the Dead South. … Continue reading

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Achievement unlocked.

Over the years, I have requested various pieces of cooking equipment that I have been told I need to have. (Watching massive loads of Food Network and the Cooking Channel, with an emphasis on shows with my all-time media crush … Continue reading

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Well, that was fun.

I had a VERY bad night at trivia. I got the lowest score of any team for most of the rounds, and as for the sex round, aside from a couple of questions I found troubling and which I am … Continue reading

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A few reviews…

I am not going to talk about the government shutdown, other than to note that it caused me to have a panic attack on Saturday. Normally, i.e. under a rational president and reasonable Congress, I would expect it to be … Continue reading

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Just a thought. You might want to pass it along to the Trumpsters in the family.

The Republicans control the White House. The Republicans control the Senate. The Republicans control the House of Representatives. The Republicans talk about their base; the Democrats have a base, too — one that might reluctantly accept a wall but refuse … Continue reading

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Am I weird that I say “please” and “thank you” to the Amazon Echo in our house?  

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