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Unauthorized Admittance Unauthorized Admittance. Your mileage may vary…
Saturn Direct in Sagittarius Might be time to give it all a rest. Retire Drawer for Wishes, an artistic success, but commercial failure. No worries, just pull it from the digital shelves. Retire the URL. Indubitably the URL will get picked up by some farm that realizes it has a few links back to it, [...]
Opera School Opera in School in San Antonio. Your mileage may vary…
Holes Holes – Louis Sachar One the years, I’ve read a number of books that are set in my adjacent home of West Texas. The bulk of McMurty’s early modern canon; McCathy’s Pretty Horses, et al.; and the odd thriller which employs my next-door native landscape — a particular Lee Child novel comes to mind, [...]
The Road to Happiness The Road to Happiness is the road. It isn’t a destination. astrofish.net/travel Your mileage may vary…
Sunday Sunday in San Antonio Sunday! This Sunday in SA! See listing for details, and see the photo-blog for street cred. Sunday! Sunday in SA! astrofish.net/travel for details Sunday Sunday in San Antonio Two-Meat Tuesday Bexar County Line – Kramer Wetzel Bexar County Line San Pedro Creek San Pedro Creek – Kramer Wetzel San Pedro [...]
New Age Fruit In two parts, about being a New Age Fruit, or as one buddy prefers, “Crystal Waving Yahoo.” When asked, one reader suggested that crystal waving yahoo had better street cred. I believe New Age Fruit more approximately catches the timbre of the times. New Age Fruit, part 1 Buddy of mine knows [...]
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Gas Lines “You would say so, master, if your garments were thin. Your cake here is warm within: you stand here in the cold. It would make a man mad as a buck to be so bought and sold.” Dromio of Ephesus in Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors (3.1.70) Always lead with comedy, right? Gas Lines [...]
The Dead Files In the old fashioned newspaper business, I believe this was called The Morgue, the catalog and ensuing ever-growing collection of dead media. Material that has been posted but is no longer of use. Newspapers themselves are such an unstable form of media, the medium itself highly mutable in nature, and — at [...]