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Thoughts while reading Vanity Fair on a rainy Sunday morning

Johnny Depp Is it ironic that this advertisement presents Angelina Jolie is posed on what I imagine is some tributary to Tonle Sap with a Louis Vuitton bag that cost the equivalent of several years’ annual income for a local … Continue reading

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I Love L.A., Part Five: “We love it we love it we love it!”

Century Boulevard – We love it! Victory Boulevard – We love it! Santa Monica Boulevard – We love it! Sixth Street – We love it, we love it, we love it!! We love L.A! I get up early now. I … Continue reading

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Apparently there is an app for that. But not for this.

From the desk of: “Are you kidding me??” comes this news item: Vatican Says ‘Confession’ iPhone App Can’t Replace Real┬áConfession: One cannot speak in any way of confessing via iPhone For the last couple of years of app madness the … Continue reading

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It was 30 years ago today…

I was ten. I lived in Seattle. It was “unusual” weather; since we had arrived in Seattle the locals had claimed every turn in the climate was unusual. We were getting used to the darkness ascending around 4:00 pm. I … Continue reading

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My Twilight Saga: or “How I learned to stop worrying and love Donnie Darko all the more.”

“Doesn’t he own a shirt?” [I must start this story by telling you three things: 1) I adore my friend J, 2) Matilda is not in this story… directly and 3) The above quote is categorically the best line in … Continue reading

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My Youth. Today. Part Two.

I just watched season one of the CW’s Gossip Girl. The whole laborious thing. There is a reason for this behavior on my part, though it is a bit silly. Since I have been teaching I have always had my … Continue reading

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