Year: 2015

  • The Meaning of Life

        I recently re-read Kurt Vonnegut’s second novel, The Sirens of Titan, from 1959. A reviewer of the book in Esquire wrote about the author: “He dares not only to ask the ultimate question about the meaning of life, but to answer it.” The book is dedicated: For Alex Vonnegut, special agent, with love.…

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  • Through My Head

    I’ve always had trouble getting some things through my head (I’m looking at you trigonometry) but nothing has given me more trouble than people. I like people, and they generally seem to like me, but liking something isn’t the same as understanding it. And simply acknowledging that something exists in reality isn’t the same as…

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  • Puzzling

    “He puzzled and puzzedTill his puzzler was soreThen the Grinch thought of somethingHe hadn’t before.” – Dr. Seuss OK, I finished the puzzle. Now I really do have to get a job.

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  • Ain’t No Good To Me

    I’m starting of 2015 with a song I wrote in January of 2013 but never recorded. It’s a bit of a tribute to Oscar Wilde, and unrequited love. Or is it lust? It’s so hard to tell sometimes. Oscar Wilde said it bestGet your love off your chestDonovan said it tooWear your love all over…

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  • Top Ten New Year’s Resolutions for 2015 [Unredacted version]

    10.    Say goodbye to people who use, abuse, ignore, waterboard, or otherwise break your heart. 09.    Say hello to my little friend. No, littler. And friendlier. 08.    Don’t post, tweet, or text in anger, lust, drunkenness, or any of the other deadly sins.                             a. gluttony …

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