Monthly Archives: August 2007

The Time Traveler’s Wife

I just finished The Time Traveler’s Wife. It’s a good, entertaining read, but irritatingly not great. Irritatingly because I felt that it was almost quite there, but not. For some odd reason, I kept thinking about how the writing in … Continue reading

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Pop!

Wow. I am SO not hip into the pop music scene these days…well 2 years ago too. I feel old. Last night at our corner store, I heard this awesome song with a great groove playing over the radio. It … Continue reading

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City of Men

Everyone knows the movie City of God, which is as perfect a movie as it can get. But the television series City of Men seems to be undeservingly less famous. It’s not publicised at all and we only stumbled upon … Continue reading

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Miss Teen USA South Carolina Goes Down in History

Question: Why can’t 1/5th of Americans locate America on a map? Answer: Sorry, BEH! wrong answer! You didn’t say “world peace”! Oh! It’s so bad! And so funny! And so bad! And so funny! The video’s gotten almost 3 million … Continue reading

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The Christian Couple

I know a lovely old Christian couple who could come out of a Steinbeck novel. They exist peacefully in their simple small-town American world . They have acres of farmland. They have pets. They have wildlife visiting their land all … Continue reading

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Daily Show

After we got cut from the line the last time, I got VIP tickets to the Daily Show with Jon Stewart (what a great policy that is!). VIP tickets means you are guaranteed a seat and you get to go … Continue reading

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Once You Flush…

Scientists Drug-Test Whole Cities WASHINGTON (AP) – Researchers have figured out how to give an entire community a drug test using just a teaspoon of wastewater from a city’s sewer plant. The test wouldn’t be used to finger any single … Continue reading

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Moby Rove

I got this from a message board I frequent. Here’s Moby’s post about how Karl Rove is NOT his half-brother. Hilarious. ok, a story.  July 18, 2007 a few months ago i went down to dc with my friend … Continue reading

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True Democracy

Surprise, surprise! Two-thirds of US adults admit to being in the dark about political issues outside the United States, and only a third are well-versed in US politics, the results of a poll published Tuesday showed…that poll, which surveyed 2,870 … Continue reading

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Slope – Inducted!

It’s official…Slope has now been inducted as a Chansikitty – Graciela has bathed her. Video 1 (that last shot of them looking into the camera and Slope hugging Graciela’s leg is CLASSIC!) Video 2 Graciela loves to bathe all the … Continue reading

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