Monthly Archives: June 2013

Entry 243: The Agony of the Feet

I have whatever the opposite of a foot fetish is. No, I don’t mean that I have a head fetish. Or even an inch fetish. I mean I have an aversion to feet. I don’t have phootaphobia. I’m not afraid … Continue reading

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Entry 242: Sitting on Their Asteroids

It’s nice that our children have not had to grow up, as we did, with the threat of thermonuclear war. Generation X, or Y, or Z, or whatever letter they’re onto these days, is not living in fear of Armageddon arriving … Continue reading

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Entry 241: The Eyes Have It

Well here’s a headline that caught my eye: SCIENTISTS DISCOVER NEW BODY PART At first I found this very upsetting. After all, I think scientists have had ample time to discover all our body parts. What kind of slackers are … Continue reading

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Entry 240: Anybody Have an Extension Cord?

Before I did this blog about stupidity in the world, I did one about stupidity in parenting. And now I’ve come across a trend that would fit very nicely into either. The trend is called “Lotus Birth” among its practitioners, … Continue reading

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Entry 239: On Father’s Day and Bologna

Father’s Day reminds me of my father, which reminds me of bologna. More on that in a moment. Speaking of bologna, though, it seems to me that it has become a much maligned meat, and I’m not really sure why. … Continue reading

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Entry 238: A Failure to Communicate

As I write this, at 8:45 am EDT on Friday, June 14, 2013, our daughter Casey is on an island you’ve never heard of. It’s called La Gonave, and it’s part of Haiti, which is on the island of Hispaniola, … Continue reading

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Entry 237: Big Brother’s Watching…and He’s Really Bored

I don’t often write about current events, but I thought I should say something about this whole NSA-spying-on-us scandal. Here’s what I have to say: “big deal.” As a child of the 60’s, I feel as though I should be … Continue reading

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