Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Adventures of Gracie the Wander Cat: You scratch my back…

          Things have been pretty good. That D. Krauss guy’s working out well. Hasn’t missed feeding me yet. We’ve actually got a schedule. He comes outside about 5:00 am, fools around in the the garden (which has delicious … Continue reading

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Losing cable, redux

Okay, watch this one first: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeDzHm7ZODc then watch the one below. You just gotta.

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Losing cable

My cousin, Jason Smith, is at it again: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kPwGV_FhZo There’s something wrong with that boy.

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You can’t go home again

Because I was in that neck of the woods last August (see The Last Book Sale below), I decided to visit my old neighborhood in Lawton, OK: Now, yes, I know, it’s Oklahoma, and the word “visit” isn’t usually associated, … Continue reading

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Middlemarch

My review of this masterful, but, oh God, painfully long, novel is here.

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Hackwood Lane

  Some October moonlit night there comes through mist a time lost chaise, one horse’d, returning in gentle ghostlight from that far-off dance, crinoline flirt, fan-hidden face, and the young gray officer, Ivanhoe heart.   A field to the left … Continue reading

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Tomb stories- Salem Church

Location: Fredericksburgh, VA Creepiness: 1 and a half stars Coolness: 3 stars Interesting cemetery, especially if you’re into history:    There was a rather bloody battle around the church’s front steps during the Civil War, and about 400 soldiers were buried, willy-nilly, … Continue reading

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Halloween 2012

Somewhat of a bust. First, I didn’t do my usual elaborate pumpkin, but this, instead: Meh. Although, I grew the pumpkins mesself.  Yeppur. Right in the back yard. I didn’t dress up, either, like I did last year: That’s me … Continue reading

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Apocalypticism

My cousin, Jason Smith, is hanging out with the people you want as friends when the Zombie Apocalypse hits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maRCstZPh-8&feature=youtu.be    

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The Adventures of Gracie the Wander Cat

I guess I’ve always lived in this house. I don’t remember any other place, so, must be. The idiots living here kept me in the closet or the basement, depending on the day. From what I could glean, the guy … Continue reading

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