Monthly Archives: July 2014

Better late than never to fellow Leo Kate!

We ran into her the other night at Steve Martin too! Had I known she was going, we could’ve met for a drink before or after the show, probably after, the traffic was awful. Sadly, Kate the Magnificent couldn’t make … Continue reading

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The Red State Captain America

A little gift from Somara when she attended the local comic book convention a couple weeks ago.

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Atheist TV launches today

The Religious Right, LDS, Catholic Church and even Hassidic Jews have a channel on cable/satellite systems, yet nothing for the Atheists. CNN and MSNBC don’t count. Although this is only via the Web and Roku, it’s a start. Next stop … Continue reading

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D’oh! Forgot to mention 11 years of marriage

I never forgot the date, I just didn’t plug it here and since today is my birthday, I want to now bring attention to it. I will spare us all on the gift because they just get dumb. Even so, our … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to me

Sunday was the bigger celebration at Maggiano’s with a handful of great friends I have in Austin. If there were free Wi-Fi, I would’ve set up a couple FaceTime sessions to bring in far-away guests. I’ll blather on about the … Continue reading

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1914: WWI officially begins

After sabre-rattling at the Serbs, the Austro-Hungarian Empire declared war and dominoes fell day-by-day until all the major players in Europe were fighting. I managed to catch part of a discussion on NPR with some experts revisiting the events, especially … Continue reading

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Happy 74th Birthday Bugs Bunny!

My personal (cartoon) hero and animal totem is one year closer to his big 7-5. Maybe Cartoon Network will try harder next season to get his TV career back on track. The Looney Toons Show was pretty good despite my doubts … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Christina!

It’s under the wire because July 27th was a bigger day than usual as you’ll see over the next several days. I do want to kick things off with a big shout-out for my trilingual and awesome friend Christina the Recruiter. … Continue reading

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Happy Batman Day!

DC Comics has deemed today to be the official Batman Day despite his first appearance in Detective Comics #27 having its anniversary several months earlier. I finally realized they probably chose later so it would coincide with the overhyped, over-attended San Diego convention. … Continue reading

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All too easy…

OK, I only got a 9/10 because I flubbed on a 50/50 proposal with the last one entailing the space shuttle Atlantis based upon the choices given. The initial nine space/starships were a breeze to identify with or without the process … Continue reading

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