Monthly Archives: October 2010

Oh, really?

And what about building birdhouses? [… INTERVIEWER You have said that writing is a hostile act; I have always wanted to ask you why. JOAN DIDION It’s hostile in that you’re trying to make somebody see something the way you … Continue reading

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The quote…

…I was looking for… [… Spent the morning gathering stuff for the IRS, irritated once more at the financial details of our lives. But out on the loop with the sun breaking through snow-covered hemlocks it is possible to regain … Continue reading

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Well, I did laugh

Warning: YMMV. I even cleaned it up. But as the Snowman says (below)… == PT Sent from my iPad Begin forwarded message: […] If you’re easily offended, tough shit. […] A bit weird. * I live next door to an … Continue reading

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I love the smell of electrons in the morning.

Yesterday I went looking for a quote by John Jerome. I went through one of his books and then another and then I went through the first book again. Just before I finally found what I was looking for–after nearly … Continue reading

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I love these ads

[…] E*TRADE Baby — Time Out == PT Sent from my iPad

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Occupational hazard

[… Sao Paulo Judge: McDonald’s must pay obese worker $17.5K A Brazilian court ruled this week that McDonald’s must pay a former franchise manager $17,500 because he gained 65 pounds while working there for a dozen years. The 32-year-old man … Continue reading

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Another iWrinkle

As I take up my Kindle book on iPad, a message tells me I have read the book farther on iPod and would I like to jump to that location on iPad? Pretty impressive, considering I don’t synch the gadgets … Continue reading

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