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The Slightly Slutty Selfie and Other Feminine Poses

Football referees signal “off sides” by putting their hands on their hips. They probably think they invented that gesture, but…pffft. Amateur hour. Women have been using this move to send signals since the Stone Age, when Oog first staggered back … Continue reading

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Through The Glass, Darkly

The looking glass was Alice’s doorway to a brand, new world – Wonderland.  But I think a picture window might be a better metaphor for real life.  How we see things depends on whether we are inside looking out, or … Continue reading

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Big Star = Big Head = Big Hair

TV shows with a historical setting were big in the 1960s and 70s. The only thing bigger than the shows was their stars’ hair. Producers put some effort into making sets and costumes historically accurate, but often fell flat with … Continue reading

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You Vill Take Ze Toy Und You Vill Luff It

“Welcome to McDonald’s, may I take your order?” says the bored, disembodied voice coming from the little box under the menu board in the drive-thru. “Yeah, um…lemme see…gimme a kid’s meal with a cheeseburger and, um, a diet coke for … Continue reading

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Magic Carpet Ride

How we view the end of life is a reflection of how we view life itself  – it’s a question of perspective. Those of you who have been around here a while may recall that a couple of years ago … Continue reading

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Jack Sprat And His OCD Wife

  Jack Sprat could eat no fat. His wife could eat no lean. And so between them both, you see, They licked the platter clean. Say hello to Mrs. Sprat. I’m not referring to our eating habits, though I love … Continue reading

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What’s The Big Idea – Am I Dumb Or Something?

Title quote courtesy of Lina Lamont, Singing In The Rain What’s the use of being smart when life has a nasty habit of making you look dumb? I got good grades in school. The other kids called me teacher’s pet … Continue reading

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