Category Archives: Musings

The Hobbit and a Bunch of Armies

Wow, the movie was a spectacle of visual thrills, witty moments and stunning battlefield slaughter.  And sure, there were the usual sequences where the entire audience sat in awe of one entirely unbelievable stunt or other—I could actually sense when … Continue reading

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By the Glow of the Neon Manger

My mind broke through the veil of cellophane and bows this morning when I went xmas shopping, mostly to replace things that got left behind or altogether discarded during my last re-location.  I thought that I should be the first … Continue reading

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C.S.I. Xenia, or The Curse of Modern Television

It’s true what people say about localized crime, whether it be burglaries, vandalism, home-invasion or the more capital of crimes: you really don’t get the full effect unless you’re involved personally.  God forbid it should happen to you, but if … Continue reading

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25% of July

Just wanted to take rein of the opportunity to say that getting ALL of something (if it’s something that you really want) is a really good feeling.  Sometimes, though, you have to settle for half…which kinda sucks because who really wants … Continue reading

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The Fish That Didn’t Get Away

Moses went out one day into the burning desert to look for what…a sign.  Something to reassure himself that he did indeed have a purpose on the planet and that his guide to salvation wasn’t just the product of folklore.  … Continue reading

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It’s Christmeese Time

Yes, dear friends, that time of year is nearly upon us again…hot cocoa and mittens, reindeer and jingle-bells, the annual tree-killing ceremony and yes, even the time-honored tradition of finding a home for a stray Christmas moose.  These wandering meese … Continue reading

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Anonymous Philanthropy at Halloween

I was just thinking the other day (which is how it always starts, at least in the documented, behavioral surveys, but as I mentioned ‘that’s how it always starts’, so I have to run with it) that Halloween is one … Continue reading

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