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Throwing Little Thought Pebbles at Your Windshield Since 1996

Month: November, 2006

Now Back to My Regularly Scheduled Life

I finished! I didn’t finish last year, so I am psyched that I finished this year! For those keeping count, I have participated in NaNoWriMo for 6 years, and finished 4 of those. Damn you, 2003 and 2005! The novel is nowhere near finished or readable. I plan to keep working on it, and will […]

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I Love a High Concept Television Show

When we were kids, we just loved all the Krofft televisions shows, didn’t we? We never questioned them, either. Just love them and loved them. I just found the opening credits to a show that I literally haven’t seen since it went off the air, Bigfoot and Wildboy. Think about the pitch meeting for this […]

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Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Bubble Water

I drink a LOT of sparkling water, which I call bubble water. Because it is water with bubbles in it, that’s why. I do not like the bubble water that has sweetener in it. That is not water. It is soda, I don’t care what you say. If you take water and add raspberry flavor […]

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The Official Thanksgiving Post

Gotta do an official Thanksgiving post. The law says so. Never you mind which law. So, in keeping with the standard Big temptress theme of pointless mundane content, I will give you an official list of things to be thankful for that doesn’t include anything intended to pull on your heartstrings. There are enough other […]

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Paying It Forward

Saturday Junior and I took a quick trip to the grocery store to get our basic stuff, not specifically for turkey day supplies because (and here is what I am thankful for) my mom “does” Thanksgiving dinner. We will make brownies and green bean casserole and a rice dish, but that is nothing compared to […]

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Don’t Forget, For All Your Jody Needs

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Utter Wonder: The Idle Thoughts Of C. Monks | Read It However You Will

I are famous! Well, as famous as I can expect to be. C. Monks, who contributes to McSweeney’s, has material he wrote included in their new book. People Magazine reviewed the book, and used one of his pieces in the review. I commented on the review in People Magazine, and C. commented on my comment. […]

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They Should Bite the Bullet

Oldies 103 is already playing Christmas music 24/7. Why don’t they just play it all year long? Sheesh. I adore Christmas music, you know I do. But 24 hours a day and not even Thanksgiving?

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Yes, We Have a Christmas Special On the Television

Okay, there is a Christmas special on TV right now. We didn’t know it was a Christmas special; Junior actually said “Why is a Halloween movie on now?” That was a good guess as well, because we are watching… Casper’s Haunted Christmas. Oh ya, you know it! Of course, I’m trying to work on my […]

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Crappy Weather in DumpLand

This week is just a little too damp for my tastes. If I wanted to live in a misty swamp, I would move to Scotland, long ago home of my ancestors (shout out to N. Uist). [Note: Funny thing, when I did a search to find a N. Uist site to link to, the text […]

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