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Food Food Food Food

I want you to play a little imagination game with me. Try to picture the following in your mind: You’re having a conversation about cooking, and at some point you start explaining to somebody how to cook something. You’re giving … Continue reading

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Karaoke

Worth a watch: http://www.ted.com/talks/malcolm_mclaren_authentic_creativity_vs_karaoke_culture.html If you don’t recognize the name, this is the guy who created the Sex Pistols. He’s a bit older now, but still provocative. Notable also that he passed away shortly after giving this talk, so this … Continue reading

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Reading

Good book: <a href="http://www buy zovirax online.amazon.com/gp/product/0471295809/”>Gifted Grownups: The Mixed Blessings of Extraordinary Potential

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Ballistic

[Author’s Note: I discovered this post in the “drafts” bin. I’m pretty sure it was intended to be longer, and thus unpublished because it was unfinished. However, I have no recollection of what would have been in the “finished” piece. … Continue reading

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Conscious

Okay, this is just a random question thrown out to any high-IQ types who might be reading this zovirax cream. Do you get self conscious when you’re on the phone? I find that I really don’t like other people to … Continue reading

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Duh

I ran across this article and found it interesting. Briefly stated: Putting too much of your self-worth into the idea of “being smart” can be not-so-good. Nothing too complex, but well stated. Whatever You Do, Don’t Tell Your Kids They’re … Continue reading

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What a Bunch of HIQs

You had to be a big shot, din’cha? Had to open up your mouth Billy Joel, “Big Shot” I am a person who puts a lot of weight on words. In order to communicate, words have to mean something specific. … Continue reading

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Bubba Speaks

Got an insightful (and significantly long) comment on a recent post, and as it was not particularly related to the specific post, but to this blog as a whole, I thought I would elevate it to a post in and … Continue reading

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Catch 44

So I’ve been seeing a shrink (Emma), and as is always the case it’s a slow process. Four weeks in and barely getting started. Years ago, but soon after the Incident, I kept a written diary (roughly 1995 to 1999). … Continue reading

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Skittish

Apologies to those I pushed away. I write for myself, but I appreciate the contact. A computer is cold comfort without a human touch.

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