Monthly Archives: January 2005

the best thing to happen to men since women

(or so the junk mail advertising this magazine would have you believe) Not feeling I fit the image of a metrosexual, I let lapse my one subscription to a men’s “fashion” magazine. No, there wasn’t a centerfold and yes I … Continue reading

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I know I don’t get out much but…

Searching LJ for people with common hobby related interests, I found someone who claims to have around 30 distinct personalities with separate LJs set up for every one of them! I think they were all “friends only”. After seeing that … Continue reading

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deer like me against the advice of others I’ve turned back to look upon the smoldering parts of my life that have gone up in flames of self destruction so frequently that I’m beginning to feel like a salt lick

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Sometime during high school (early ’70s) I picked up a nice paperback boxed set of the Hobbit/Rings-Trilogy. My attempt to read them failed after just a few pages and I eventually traded them at a used bookstore. Rented the first … Continue reading

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voiceinmyhead: I don’t get it! me: get what? voiceinmyhead: life me: what’s there to get? voiceinmyhead: exactly me: help me understand voiceinmyhead: if you had a life I wouldn’t be having this problem me: sometimes I think my life centers … Continue reading

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I’m continually amazed at what I don’t know

And I thought (besides Tommy et al.) the only pop/rock music to make it to the stage was (shudder) Mama Mia and the Billy Joel thingy now on tour. (don’t get me wrong, I’ve REALLY liked his music since “Piano … Continue reading

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are you happy now?

OK. I confess. I told a lie. I did NOT, as I wrote earlier, attempt to read “V.” but instead sat down and in a single uninterrupted session Thursday night consumed all 112 pages of “The Breast” by Philip Roth. … Continue reading

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