Monthly Archives: April 2010

iPHONES, LONG SHOWERS, and THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MYSTERY

  A week ago I bought an iPhone, replacing the pathetic little Nokia that came with my two-year contract for business phone service with AT&T. Resistant to the inexorable march of modern technology, I have always been the last kid on … Continue reading

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YOU MIGHT GET LUCKY NOW AND THEN . . .

Where to begin.  Ahhhhhhh . . . We drove to Santa Rosa last Wednesday for the Knopfler concert.  I was a little hyper and jumpy, wanted to get to the venue early, then got there and we didn’t know what … Continue reading

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LEGOLAS! WHAT DO YOUR ELF EYES SEE?

I wanted to see what it felt like to ignore my blog for the last few days.  And it was fine, actually . . . because I was busy and preoccupied, and really had nothing interesting to say.  It’s weird … Continue reading

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SO THIS DUCK WALKS INTO A BAR . . .

. . . and he asks the bartender, “Ya got any corn?”  Bartender says, “No.”  Duck says, “Okay,” and walks out of the bar.  The next day the duck walks back into the bar, asks the bartender, again, “Got any … Continue reading

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TRUDGE, TRUDGE, TRUDGE . . .

There’s a little bit of monologue by the Jeffrey Chaucer character (played amusingly by Paul Bettany) in (forgive me my cougar fantasies) the old Heath Ledger beef-ish cake-ish flick, A Knight’s Tale:  “Ahhh, yes, to trudge: the slow, weary, depressing … Continue reading

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