I wasn’t going to post today but…

… its my Dad’s birthday. He shuffled off this mortal coil when I was 12. In the few years I got to know him he was sickly. Nevertheless, he was a knight. Fighting the fight and yet maintaining courage and dignity throughout with gentle humor. His stories are what I remember most. Fantabulous tales that he would spin from his sick-bed. My cousins and I would be totally engrossed with the wonder of the worlds …

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Suicidal Squirrel and the truck

So, I murdered a squirrel yesterday. Just ran over the little furry bugger with the truck. To be fair… I’m pretty convinced that the squirrel had suicidal tendencies. He was waiting on the side of the road under a tree. Then, he suddenly darted out infront of the truck. He would have made it across the street too … if he had not decided halfway to double back – 3 feet infront of the truck. …

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surfin n stuff

So, instead of lesson-planning… I’m surfin blogs. No matter… I’m doing research… yeah, thats what I’m doing! Among my travels this morning I came across: * Check out THIS SITE. It has all those products that make life a dream. I went to Monterey a few weeks ago and there is an entire store dedicated to these “AS SEEN ON TV” stuff. * Also came across this article about sex in college from collegehumor.com. * …

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Dionysus: Greek God of Party & Theatre. So, it took a long, long time and a lot of pretentious energy for theatre to now be perceived as “boring.” I also read this post that… quite frankly scared the heck out of me… especially the “pig heart” part. Then there was this other blog that was an open letter to Prince William that was sick and wrong.. but pretty damn funny. Actually, I thought it would …

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The "village idiot award" and taxes

The good folk of Story, Ind., have spoken. Read all about it here. E-filed the Federal taxes today. Will send off the State tomorrow. The returns are spent anyway so… Did a Costco run today and was struck by the “culture of buying.” Actually I’ve been thinking about this off and on for about a week. How we buy just for the sake of it. It doesn’t matter if the items are needed or not. …

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