While We Weren’t Paying Attention

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Other News From 2018 While we were busy obsessing over Robert Mueller and his investigation of the Trump Crime Family, and their ongoing relocations from the White House to the Big House, a lot of other interesting things were happening. Here is a recap of some other news that occurred in 2018: — David Barnett, a philosophy professor in Boulder, …[ Read More ]

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In Another Life

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In another life I am tall, dark and handsome instead of stooped, bald and interesting looking. In another life I can see stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way out my window every night instead of the flashing neon sign from Psycho Suzi’s Tiki Garden.

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Personal Success Strategies

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Success strategy #423: Write down important things like upcoming appointment dates on the backside of crumpled receipts. Then stuff the receipts somewhere — but where? Success strategy #511: Always have a spare pair of glasses. That way they’re only half lost if you leave them at a friend’s house — but which friend’s house?

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The Perfect Parent

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The perfect parent doesn’t know when you sneak out at night with your friends, but always knows exactly where you are when you’re in trouble and need help.

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Fly Me To The Moon

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When I was a kid I thought a lot about the moon. We were in a space race with the Russians, those evil communists, who wanted to plant their hammer and sickle flag right in the Man in the Moon’s left nostril and declare the entire celestial body a Soviet worker’s paradise.

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What We Get

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What he wants: Red Corvette V8 convertible, dual exhaust, stick-shift, spoiler, black leather bucket seats. What she wants: Used Toyota Prius or some other hybrid in whatever color we can find. “It’s just a car!” What we get: Set of new tires, floor mats, and wash and wax for our 10-year-old minivan.

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Interpreting Loud Noises

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We are constantly bombarded with noise in our day-to-day lives. Most noises hardly even register in our consciousness because we’re so focused on the task at hand of annihilating alien life forms on our smart phones. But every once in a while a sound rises above the threshold of ignorability and we must decide what it means, and how we …[ Read More ]

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The Fad Diet Food Court

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“The McCallisters and your brother’s family are coming over for dinner tomorrow. What should we have?”

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Time Out

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Once in a while something so wonderful happens that we wish we could freeze time. But usually when your clock stops it just means the battery is dead.

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PodShare

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My generation used to dream about moving back to the land to weave hammocks and raise chickens on a commune. Today’s kids fantasize about working and sleeping in the neighborhood coffee shop.

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