Monthly Archives: June 2010

There’s Some One in My Head….

For 10 days’ vacation I studiously avoid the news, e-mail, blogs, teevee news, sports, the innerwebs, and even newspapers.  The Magical Unplugged Squathole Tour.   Air out the brain.  Detox the circuits.  You get the idea. I return to the following, … Continue reading

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Return of the Non-Natives

Guido and I had a great vacation, but there’s no place like home, Dorothy, and we’re glad to be back.  We visited with friends whom we’ve never seen in their own home parks, even though in one case, they’ve been … Continue reading

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Death of A Kink

Ten days on the road.  Two countries, 7 states, over a thousand miles just on the ground.   No plane crashes, auto accidents, or unplanned pregnancies.  No hemorrhoids.  Yet. So we’re back – and just in time to post an obit.  … Continue reading

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Abort Retry Fail

Okay, first, thank you, Chollie Crist, for stuffing it up Florida’s crypto-fascist-Nazi legislature leadership’s super-tight bunghole with your veto of the anti-abortion legislation.  FWIW, you just got my vote, as well as Guido’s.  That’s one independent, and one Democrat.  Control-Y … Continue reading

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Say It With Lactate

Something to chew on as you look around the workplace at your colleagues……. [W]omen and men in Saudi Arabia must be careful not to mingle, as the insanely strict Islamic law bans mixing between the sexes who are not related. … Continue reading

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Primum non nocere

Physician, heal thyself.  Or, Doctor My Eyes. Anyhoo…. The Red Cross previously documented, from interviews with “high-value” prisoners, that medical personnel helped facilitate abuses in the C.I.A.’s “enhanced interrogation program” during the Bush administration. Now Physicians for Human Rights has … Continue reading

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Dog Bites Dirt

Melting in the sun this afternoon, I overhear somebody about “the dog days of summer.”  While I never understand that expression, I don’t ask.  And then later I spot this on the wire: The winner of several ‘ugliest dog’ contests … Continue reading

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