Monthly Archives: December 2005

The Scorpion’s Quiddity

I don’t remember why but the story of the scorpion and the frog came up the other night when I’d finished reading the girls their bedtime story—we’re currently reading “The Tale of Despereaux : Being the Story of a Mouse, … Continue reading

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My Good Friends the Hypocrites

I should point out right away that I’m being ironical in calling them my good friends. I don’t actually know the folks personally. What’s more, it’s impossible I ever shall. Because, you see, they want nothing to do with me. … Continue reading

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Yet More Fun with Hypocrites!

An absolutely delightful and heart-warming story of love for mankind and perhaps the best example of the sort of Christianity our elected leaders practice. They don’t just talk the talk, they walk the walk. Last-Minute Swap Let Spending Bill Through … Continue reading

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Okay, Okay! I’ll talk!

You know what sucks? Getting a big padded enveloped from UPS. Realizing it’s the kind with all that grey stuff inside that gets everywhere when you open it. And Top Management has just finished washing the floors, so you take … Continue reading

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Happy Chrismahkwanzakah

Happy Chrismahkwanzakah to all. Unless you don’t wish to have one. And that’s just fine too. No skin off my nose either way. 🙂 “It is pity that good works, among some sorts of people, are so little valued, and … Continue reading

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My Little Town

I love my little town. It sometimes seems like I spend a lot of time whining about the problems I have with the joint, perhaps because I do indeed have some problems with the joint and when I have problems … Continue reading

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D Blog

Today is the twentieth anniversary of the death of D. Boon. A lot of you Left of the Dial readers won’t know who D. Boon is, and that may be because he died twenty years ago tonight, before he and … Continue reading

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