Category Archives: television

Random Shuffle

There are nearly 2 weeks worth of songs on my iTunes. When I start my car, Bluetooth magically starts a random shuffle of all songs. Some mornings I’m treated to Bing Crosby‘s White Christmas, PitBull’s Fireball Gordon Lightfoot’s Sundown, Prince’s … Continue reading

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Badges

Badges are nifty. Tonight I earned the coveted “my mom is an idiot” badge. SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t already seen the new STAR WARS movie, ROGUE ONE, don’t go.* Apparently, I am the last person on earth to find … Continue reading

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Helm’s Deep

You’re supposed to write what you like to read. And for the most part, I do. But, I have a confession to make. Even in books I like to read, I skimp (skim/skip) some parts.  One of those sections is … Continue reading

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Natural Logs

Star Date: Today.  Captain’s Log: Woke up with an achy elbow. Didn’t do diddly yesterday, so this must be a sleep injury. Another thing to add to the list of things nobody warned me about: Resting peacefully is dangerous to … Continue reading

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Technicolor Dreams

I’ve heard there are people who don’t remember their dreams. Maybe these are the same people without air-conditioning? I don’t know these people. When I was a kid in the 70s, I had nightmares about the inevitable nuclear holocaust. As … Continue reading

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Roadkill

If you didn’t get to wear a party hat this weekend, then I am sad for you. Friday, May the Fourth Be With You, provided the best opportunity outside of October to break out those Star Wars costumes. No surprise … Continue reading

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Outside the Box

As I sat on the sofa consuming copious quantities of real cheese-flavored snack crackers and watching the 2nd quarter of the Denver Broncos game, I pondered the great mysteries of life. Does Timmy ever get to eat an entire big, … Continue reading

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Improbable Drives

Several years ago Greta Van Sustern gave the keynote address at the Ruston Peach Festival. She started a funny story about her trip to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina with the question: “Does everybody in Louisiana know each other?” We all laughed. … Continue reading

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Late Night with Laura

Don’t you just hate it when you wake up early or can’t go to sleep because you have the most fantastic, fabulous idea and it won’t leave your brain? No need to get up and write it down because it … Continue reading

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A blog about nothing

One of the best comedies in the history of television was a show that was ostensibly about nothing.  I am talking about Seinfeld, of course.  A previous blog of mine mentioned goals, so I am thinking a weekly, national column, … Continue reading

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