Monthly Archives: May 2005

Silly Love Songs

Paul McCartney’s “Silly Love Songs” is one of the more ingenious pop tunes ever, a song that manages to be both a catchy little ditty and a surprisingly complex composition. Rumor has it that McCartney wrote it as a one-fingered-salute … Continue reading

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Wallace Stealin’s

Just got this email from Top Management (prompted by her bad example, I finished off the Oreos): I have eaten the Chips Ahoy You bought for your daughter And now there are no cookies left To send in her lunch … Continue reading

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The Voyage, Not the Destination

The Boy’s been a walkin’ fool for the past two weeks. He started cruising a few months ago, holding onto the couch or a chair or whatever and going as far as those improvised safety rails would allow him to … Continue reading

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The Neighborhood Boogeyman

Top Management took the girls to this activity at the library a few weeks back; the assignment was to make fairy gardens, or something like that. I stayed home while The Boy napped. It’s a tough job but someone’s gotta … Continue reading

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RIP Hack

A hero of mine died the other day. Colonel David H. Hackworth passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 in Tijuana, where he was receiving treatment for cancer. He was 74 years old. Colonel Hackworth lied to enlist in the … Continue reading

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A Solution to the Energy Crisis

So there’s been a lot of talk about how we’re entering perhaps a critical phase in world history (what else is new?) and an impending energy crisis (true) and how we now pretty much have no choice but to turn/return … Continue reading

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An addendum to Monday’s entry. Maybe it’s not so much the “duh” category as the “ugh” category. It’s not that the parents are ignorant, it’s that they don’t care about the children because, well, the children are unattractive. This just … Continue reading

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