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Uncomfortable Silences
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Uncomfortable Silences

Late last week, just before my birthday, I received another FB message from the (other) Most Dreadful Man On Earth. He had something pressing to share, something important and urgent. This, after I’d flat-out ignored the last several unsolicited messages about movies he’d seen, names of  directors he’d been trying to remember, shows he’d watched and enjoyed, … Continue reading

2017 Resolutions I May Very Well Keep
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2017 Resolutions I May Very Well Keep

I don’t do resolutions. Wait, I take that back. I don’t “keep” resolutions. They’re all a bunch of the same ol’ same ol’ anyway, so much so they’re virtually cliche now. You know, ones like “I’m going to get healthy and lose 30 pounds!” (Good luck keeping it off because good food is food that … Continue reading

Christmas Gifts I Won’t Buy My Nephews (2016 edition)
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Christmas Gifts I Won’t Buy My Nephews (2016 edition)

Once again, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. A time in which wallets are completely emptied of cash and credit cards have negative balances. A time in which some of us realize, often too late, that a savings account specifically for Christmas would’ve been a Really Good Idea.  I’ve informed most of the … Continue reading

We Need to Talk About Negan (with apologies to Lionel Shriver)
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We Need to Talk About Negan (with apologies to Lionel Shriver)

WARNING: Spoilers for AMC’s The Walking Dead, especially for Season 7, episode one, “The Day Will Come When You Won’t Be”…and possible spoilers for episodes beyond, so tread lightly, yeah? Oh, Negan, you leering, psychopathic Grease audition reject. You’ve caused quite a stir, haven’t you with your wire-wrapped baseball bat you’ve named Lucille (insert phallic symbol … Continue reading