When life hands you lemons

take a pipe bomb and blow them up (apologies to the good snoops in Homeland Security) make long island ice tea and drink yourself into a stupor. That is the metaphorical equivalent of my last 2 days. Big changes are afoot, most of which suck, but are necessary here in the barren wastelands. Less cryptic […]

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Help Wanted


WANTED: Somebody to go back in time with me.  This is not a joke. P.O. Box 322, Oakview, CA 93022.  You’ll get paid when we get back.  Must bring your own weapons.  Safety not guaranteed.  I have only done this once before.

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C Ya

Bye-bye Buckeye: Broncos set to release Clarett  Maurice Clarett‘s gamble for the big dollars in the NFL failed for a second time. The Denver Broncos informed Clarett on Sunday that he is being released.

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It was 20 years ago today

well, 21 years ago…

12:01 am Waldo’s  Campus Tavern for a commemorative upside down tequila shooter.

2 or 3 pm Free Drinks with 8 at Wayside West, Uppercrust  and Ground Round

8 pm classy Andre Champagne with Pod and chesty Phi Sigma Kappa Little Sisters Maureen and Trish (Skeletor) on Elm Street.

Why is this notable?

1 – Because it made the me the first ever frat rat to escape his 21st birthday without a hangover. It is all in the pacing (a lesson that was forgotten beginning on August 29th and the 363 days that followed).

2 – That day was the most sober I was during the following (entire) academic year. I have the grades to prove it. Was never drunk in class, due to the fact of not showing up.

3 – It was just on my mind today, for some reason…

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oh-ohh Dreamweaver

Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice. It came as a joyous daybreak to end the long night of […]

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God Gave Rock and Roll to You

I’ve been watching Gene Simmons’ Rock School on VH1. Although it follows the Jack Black script pretty closely, its still an interesting train wreck of a show.  Gene still thinks of himself as a “rock star.”  While KISS has been unfairly shunned by the RnR Hall of Fame, his best individual work was and remains “wish upon […]

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Before It’s Too Late in Iraq

Here’s the real “steady leadership” you promised, Mr. President ***************************************************** By Gen. (ret.) Wesley ClarkWashington Post Unabridged Version August 26, 2005 In the old, familiar fashion, mounting US casualties in Iraq have mobilized increasing public doubts about the war. Now, more than half the American people believe that the invasion of Iraq was a mistake. […]

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