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The Origin of Pets

The Origin of Pets It is reported that the following edition of the Book of Genesis was discovered in the Dead Sea Scrolls. If authentic, it would shed light on the question, “Where do pets come from?” And Adam said, “Lord, when I was in the garden, you walked with me everyday. Now I do not see you anymore. I …Continue reading →

Lord of the Libraries

This is brilliant.

A Fascinating Article

“Body Ritual among the Nacirema” by Horace Miner Most cultures exhibit a particular configuration or style. A single value or pattern of perceiving the world often leaves its stamp on several institutions in the society. Examples are “machismo” in Spanish-influenced cultures, “face” in Japanese culture, and “pollution by females” in some highland New Guinea cultures. Here Horace Miner demonstrates that …Continue reading →

I should totally do this!

I wonder if my oncologist would go for it? I’m sure my gyn would. 🙂             

You’re Welcome :-)

A little commentary on the bar scene and how visuals do not the person make. Idiots enjoy.

That said

So I shared my dream the other night, and mentioned the personal symbology and lexicon that makes most dreams utterly irrelevant . . . . Last night’s dream had me in the snow in New York City (an Art Deco version of it) putting on loads of makeup in a high-end store.

Brand New Pain Scale

I’ve been spending a lot of time in medical establishments lately and they all have some version of this: You’ve probably seen some version of that chart before.  You may also have noticed how inadequate it is at helping you.  Based on the faces, this is my interpretation of the chart: 0: Ha ha!  I’m not wearing any pants! 2: …Continue reading →

The End of an Era!

Today, at a crucial moment, the end of an era arrived. My food processor, a sturdy though not-much-used workhorse died. I was pulsing flour and butter together for a few seconds at a time, barely starting the task to make dough. It just went ‘click’ and then  . . . nothing. Needless to say, I had to finish by hand. …Continue reading →

Tiredness, FTW!

Yes, that is my attempt at humor. Yesterday — Saturday — I worked a 10 hour day. We have a big project going to the client (hard deadline) on Tuesday and they are still writing one portion of it. One of my ‘hats’ is report production, so I went in to take all of the other portions of the report …Continue reading →

Wednesday Silliness: Sasha with ‘duck’

Because this picture makes me laugh. She really doesn’t like her picture taken, for one. For another, she doesn’t understand why J. is taking so long to throw the duck into the water so she can keep playing! The white rope is about 6 ft long and attached to her collar. We need it because sometimes she likes to play …Continue reading →