Monthly Archives: May 2012

My Fave

radio station I can’t get the signal from here, so I have to get it via PC.  Back in the day, I won four tickets to a Moody Blues concert, and we used them to see the band at Stanhope. … Continue reading

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Exit 208

We made it back from Minnesota in one piece.  Exit 208 off I-70 in Ohio has a BP with a mini-mart that sells coffee.  No big deal, right?  Most of those sort of places have mini-marts with coffee machines.  Well, … Continue reading

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Introducing Michael Robb Mathias

Hat tip:  B This guy is a piece of work.  He’s a self-published Nitwit extraordinare who happens to have the same publisher as . . . himself!  The folks at Journalfen and Fantasy Faction had a field day with him. Bonus … Continue reading

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Alan Oakley Died

He’s the guy who designed the iconic Raleigh Chopper.  I had one of those, in royal blue, when I was a kid.  Every other kid around had a Schwinn Sting-Ray.  But, my Raleigh could pop better wheelies than their bikes. … Continue reading

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1100 Miles

It’s about a 15 hour drive, without Ben, in each direction.  We have to board him for a few nights.  As much as we love him, there aren’t a whole bunch of  motels or B&Bs in Minnesota that welcome dogs, … Continue reading

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Undead Press Screws (Another?) Writer

Hat tip:  Jen Jen left a comment on a previous entry of mine pointing to Mandy DeGeit’s experience with yet another unprofessional “publisher,” Undead Press.  For some reason, the name of that publisher rings a bell.  Not a dinner bell, … Continue reading

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Successful Liberations

This week, I successfully liberated a couple of tree seedlings, and potted them in 3 gallon pots.  I’m pretty sure that one is some sort of spruce, possibly Alberta, but we won’t know for sure until it gets to be … Continue reading

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Things I Hate and Love

Hate: Worchestershire sauce peach ice cream (although I love fresh peaches) Brussels sprouts (I ate enough of those to last a lifetime, before I was four) Love: coffee all manner of dairy products fish potatoes corn on the cob bacon, … Continue reading

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Boyer Gets Really Annoying

Hat tip:  Jeani Rector The Indiana Attorney General has decided that David Boyer is too small time to pursue.  From Jeani: By all means, you have my permission. The more that is publicized about David Boyer, the more the writers … Continue reading

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Nicky Got Lost . . .

Hat tip:  Lewis . . . on the way to his own grandmother’s funeral.  From Nicky’s Twitter, we find this gem: Nickolaus A. Pacione ‏ @npacione Got lost on the way to the cemetery to bury my grandmother —#damn_it. Was 10 minutes … Continue reading

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