Category Archives: quirk

Cheerful Lies and Embracing Darkness


Every kid I’ve ever babysat draws pictures and, regardless of scene, puts a perfectly round sun with wavy rays in the corner. Ask him why, and he’ll tell you it’s there. Remind him he can’t really see it, doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Death Looks a Lot Like Hunter Thompson


“I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.” Hunter Thompson Unfortunately, they don’t work for me. I hesitated to post this, but then asked myself, “What Would Dr. Gonzo Do?” and … Continue reading

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Coming out of the Broom Closet


Sorry for taking so long to post, my dearest readers (all six of you). I’ve been buried under essays. Literally. At one point they slid off the table and crushed me under nonsensical prepositional phrases and grand assertions. I’m back … Continue reading

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A Lovely Redemption


I have decided that I have been using the word “lovely” in a sardonic sense far too much lately when scooping up my Kelly Dog’s lovely poops when dealing with the lovely pleasantries of unpleasant people, and when massaging that lovely nervous … Continue reading

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So Your House is Haunted, Now What?


On several formally reputable channels, you can watch dozens of shows about ghosts and spirits. Contact one of these glorious shows, and they will come to your abode, find evidence of paranormal activity, show you the evidence, and leave with … Continue reading

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Missed Chances, Coming Back Around


I missed the eclipse a few nights ago because I was cleaning up a mess my dog made. It wasn’t a critical or toxic mess, just a toy ripped into such small pieces that the stuffing looked like molecules. I had been … Continue reading

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We Need to Talk


See this? Yeah, this, right here. This stuff needs to stop. Stop posting this stuff on Facebook, and Pinterest, and Blogs, and all those other places where nonsensical nonsense gather. This graphic is a lie. An appropriate example of a … Continue reading

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