Monthly Archives: June 2014

A Fun Saturday…

Yesterday (6/22), Kel and I attended the NRA‘s Basic Pistol class. We had seven hours of classroom work, covering all manner of topics. My primary interest was safety because I haven’t handled a lot of firearms since my teens. I … Continue reading

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The Too-short Shortcut

For a change of pace, I thought I’d write about writing on my writing blog. Lately, I’ve been thinking about the writing problems that I often see. There’s the exposition/infodump issue. This is actually the anti-shortcut issue. Typically, this is … Continue reading

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Pink Floyd Concert #TBT

In 1987, Pink Floyd, minus Roger Waters, release a new album entitled A Momentary Lapse of Reason. To say I was excited was an understatement. I picked up the CD as soon as it was released. I listened to it. … Continue reading

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Going Out Of Business

On June 7th, 2014, I bought two water filters for my refrigerator at Sears. To buy two items, I figure a couple of scans, swipe the credit card, sign the receipt/pin pad, and walk away. What actually happened was far … Continue reading

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After the High…

When I left for Starbucks, Brightspot was playing with the white sock. Actually, he was getting high, for it was filled with catnip. He was rubbing it against his face, biting it, and even holding it with all four paws. … Continue reading

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