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  • timoi

    Hey There Fellas...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    I may have done some questionable things in my day, but I always made sure there wasn't a video camera around... New Orleans Violent Arrest Caught On Tape

  • kellirhea

    2 Stress-Inducing Words

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    Midterm exams.

  • timoi

    Angst For The Memories

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Our friends, the Delagarza brothers, play in this really neat indie rock band called “The Offal Syndicate”. The missus and I heard that they would be among some other musical acts giving a free performance at the McNamara House Museum, ...

  • timoi

    What's In A Letter?

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Saw in the Grey Beard Loon’s blog an entry about cursive writing slowly becoming extinct among students in school. This fills me with elation. It also fills me with haunting memories of elementary school. When I went to school… By ...

  • kellirhea

    Trapeze Act

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    It happened last year, and it's happening again now. I have the urge to run away with the circus. I attended the Texas Renaissance Festival this weekend. When I visit Renaissance festivals, a sense of escape overcomes me. I get ...

  • timoi

    Celebrate Your Freedom Of Choice, Hug A Librarian

    By timoi in On Another Note

    BANNED BOOKS WEEK ends today September 30th. It runs every last week of September every year since 1982. The reason for the event according to the American Library Association is to remind Americans not to take democratic freedom for granted. ...

  • timoi

    You Guys Got Some Opinions Alright...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    You know what I like about the Advocate blogs? The writers and the readers seem to be pretty educated people. If they don’t know much about a topic, they confess they don’t and proceed with their opinions I respect that. ...

  • kellirhea

    Vroom

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    I miss my Mustang 5.0 Throaty exhaust with 3-inch tubes that would echo. A wicked cam loping with a high lift, A reinforced tranny with a stick for a short-throw shift. Cobra intakes to breathe deeper, Make no mistake, this ...

  • timoi

    Advertising Doesn't Always Work II

    By timoi in On Another Note

    You know what always cracks me up? Commercials. I’m not talking about professional ones either, although some ad campaigns are truly original. No, I’m talking about these regional and local jobs that find their way on TV and especially radio. ...

  • kellirhea

    Now, Where Did We Leave Off?

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    So I’m back home from Dallas, where I stayed with my parents while I waited for flaky Rita to run her course. My husband and I brought along our four very angry kitties and our most treasured belongings as we ...

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