Category Archives: Layouts

Observations on the nature of these posts…

Some observations about this blog: “Clara Bow” and “nude” are two paired search flags that show up almost daily in my reference log. There are people out there who really like the idea of a nude Clara Bow (who wouldn’t?) … Continue reading

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Everybody Knows You’re a Dog

I mentioned the other day that I was looking for a nice, easy, streamlined way to get in touch with Facebook’s marketing in order to get permission to use their name in the title of a book. I may have … Continue reading

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Some Capsule Viewing Reviews

If we lived in such a world where one could adopt celebrities, I think near the top of my list (along with the late Vincent Price and the not-late John Waters) would be Charles Nelson Reilly. I bring this up … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans…Recovered!

Remember when yesterday’s topic was all about nurturing “typical” days? Yeah. That was kind of funny. Yesterday was anything but typical. I ended up spending the majority of the day at a clinic. It wasn’t part of the original plan, … Continue reading

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Setting ‘Em Up and Knock-Knock-Knockin’ ‘Em Down

Welcome back to Monday–post-hiatus. Time well spent, by the way. I got a decent amount of work done over this past week–and looking forward to getting more done. But it was nice to get some projects off the table–even if … Continue reading

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Yeah, it’s Monday. What of it?

Heckuva weekend. Last minute decision to go to a wake at the long end of Long Island led to a very exhausting (physically and emotional) Saturday. Long Island is a tedious sort of place–except for certain isolated pockets where one … Continue reading

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Return of the Rumor

The Rumor Monger is back now that the hiatus has ended. As usual, I make no claims to the veracity of anything printed here. Some of it might be true, but who knows for sure? They sure sound reasonable… I … Continue reading

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Back From Hiatus

We’re back! Well, I’m back. That is to say, the blog is now off hiatus. What have I been up to? Big surprise…I’ve been setting up the new household. We did the Big Move last Monday, and have been getting … Continue reading

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Eight Days a Week?

On Facebook, Jeff Vandermeer recently made a comment in which he discovered he was a day off in his reckoning of the week. This gave him an extra day with which to work and my first thought was, “lucky bastahd.” … Continue reading

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