From the monthly archives:

June 2009

…And When You’ve Taken Down Your God

June 30, 2009

And when you’ve taken down your guard If I could change your mind, I’d really love to break your heart I’d really love to break your heart –Tears for Fears (1984) Your blue is not my blue.  The lyrics above are not what I hear when I listen to this song.  What I hear is […]

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Divorce, Finale (?)

June 29, 2009

This is the fifth Monday in June, and the final installment in our crossover series with The Naked Redhead about our respective divorces.  If you’re new on the scene, or just don’t remember the rest of the Mondays this month, here’s a quick recap: Divorce, Part One:  The Story – How I Came to be Married […]

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Today’s Hike: 6-28-2009

June 27, 2009

Today I’ll be hiking Southwest Hunter Mountain.    View Larger Map As I think I’ve mentioned before – Friday, in fact – Scott and I ascended this particular peak one rainy day back in October.  But we didn’t find and sign in at the canister.  In our defense, this was our first bushwack – the first […]

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On Things Dealing With Real Life

June 26, 2009

One of these days I’m going to learn to start my blog post before midnight.  I’ll tell ya, though, the stick of incense I’ve got burning right now is awesome.  One of the guys from work gave me a handful of those long ziplocks with different types of incense.  For whatever reason, his wife figured […]

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On Thinking Too Much

June 25, 2009

I’m pretty sure I’m over my “haven’t got a girl” whiney time.  I know that I only really whined for that one post, but that’s a lot for me.  For me to sit down and blog about being lonely means that it was weighing on my mind more than usual.  Whatever.  These things happen.  Thanks […]

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OOO – sick day

June 24, 2009

Book #9 of The Dresden Files is just about completely read – it’s pretty much over, except for the shouting.  Maybe fifty pages of epilogue left that I’ll finish off at work tomorrow.  I think Butcher has one more book left in the series – he’s probably still writing the others. And so ends my […]

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On Pornography

June 22, 2009

“I know it when I see it,” as one famous Supreme Court Justice once said.  At least, I think that’s where the quote is from – I certainly don’t think I heard it from my parents. This post is mainly an experiment.  I’m hoping it’s a reader-friendly experiment.  Part of it is effing with the […]

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Divorce, Part D

June 21, 2009

Happy Monday.  And welcome to another installment of “My Story Mondays” – a series of crossover posts with The Naked Redhead.  Every Monday in this month of June, we’re talking about our respective divorces.  Before or after you read my account, I definitely suggest you jump over to to TNR’s blog to see what she […]

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Taking Some Advice

June 20, 2009

Yay good advice in the comments section!  I should probably have qualified that exclamation by italicizing ‘good’.  Some of you guys are effin weenies.  But not you, TNR.  Your suggestions in the comments to The Chinese Water Torture of Loneliness did not go unheard. I’m going to make an effort to be less fiercely independent than […]

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Assessment of Old Goals

June 20, 2009

I finished installment #7 of Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files this evening.  And I don’t feel much like writing a whole lot.  One of those two sentences is a non sequitur. Three novels left, and I should probably get back to nonfiction and living in reality when I’m done. Speaking of:  tomorrow is Saturday, one of […]

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