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Donut Love, Not Drama


The “Capital Rotunda” is not a very nice sounding name, and, I believe, should be changed to something less inflammatory, like The “Round-looking Room.” I mean, “rotunda,” sounds so prejudiced, like you are tearing down their self-esteem. It makes me … Continue reading

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a sad little trip to dramaville


the last time i did my laundry, i was assaulted by a soap opera. that is because the screen overpowered the sound of washers, dryers, and ringing cellphones… three transients washed their clothes. one emptied two duffle bags. another, who … Continue reading

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sexy but wholesome…


whenever i hear the word “pony tails,” or “pig tails,” i can imagine a convention full of stiff tailed girls converging on some grand Beauty and Hair Styling Convention, all energized like Monster-induced energizer bunny-women. and somewhere in that male-fantasy-dream, … Continue reading

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Things That Did Not Happen This Year


As I look back on the year, it is cumbersome for me  to dissect all the posts and events that filled my life in 2013. So- I have decided to treat you to a list of some of the more … Continue reading

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Amarillo Tuesday


In a new twist to substantially increase Post-Thanksgiving Celebration Shopping Events, a group of the 30 largest US retailers have announced the kick-off of “Amarillo Tuesday.” The event, which will coordinate retailer savings with participation in Mexican restaurant promotions, will … Continue reading

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A Day At The Fair: 8/11/2013


This is what I saw at the fair today, in between spurts of lashing rain…

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Rejecting the Refrigerator


Is anyone else tired of chicken? Not just any chicken, the plain chicken you get in the grocery store that you have to take home and put in the refrigerator. That chicken. That kind of food. I’m tired of tasteless. … Continue reading

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Meeting my favorite artist


I didn’t have it on my “bucket list.” I had no idea he would be there. But when I walked into the art gallery this evening, my favorite living artist stood near my favorite painting in the whole wide world. … Continue reading

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all the friends in the world…


I gotta admit, I don’t like some people. I love them. They’re the kind of people you want to make laugh- the kind of people who smile like when the sun comes out, the kind of people who just brighten … Continue reading

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In the dusk of a world sick with sin


I submit to you that that are many people out there who do not love anyone, not even themselves. Recently, I read a short news article reporting about the multiple rape of a thirteen year old girl by a posse … Continue reading

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