…planning my escape
A work in progress
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so i’m struggling with or should i say drowning in stuff. i must liquidate for the move and i can’t decide what to sell and what to simply donate. i don’t know if i have the patience to sell my stuff and if it is even worth my time. if my sister or daughters were […]

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I’m trying not to let the towjob forever ruin my memory of Runyon Canyon. Not gonna happen. Later today I’m going to drive back and get a second look at the parking sign. The sign that says I can’t park there. The parking spot among other parked cars on Hollywood Blvd near Fuller. It seemed […]

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A quote from the book by Joshua Foer. It’s something I already know. But I think it’s a great reminder. Stir things up…explore. “Monotony collapses time; novelty unfolds it. You can exercise daily and eat healthily and live a long life, while experiencing a short one. If you spend your life sitting in a cubicle […]


I basically forgot about Valentine’s Day until we went out to eat this evening and couldn’t figure out why it was so damn crowded on a sunday night. Then I looked around. I saw lots of women all dressed up. Along with them were their significant(?) others…..looking…well…insignificant. I thought about V day silently to myself. […]

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What’s to know about the young man that fired the semi-automatic weapon in Tucson? Who cares. It simply doesn’t matter to me. We live in a gun crazy society where anybody can get a gun and shoot it indiscriminately. Why? Simply put, guns kill. We don’t have to know why. Shouldn’t we ask..why so easy? […]

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Last month I had a squamous cell carcinoma removed from my leg. Since then my zeal for cycling has been dampened, to say the least. I’m sort of mad at cycling. Mad at the sun, and as always mad at Florida. Right now I’m looking outside. I see the sun shining through the clouds. I’m […]

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Lately I’ve been reading a bit about the war in Afghanistan, specifically Ghost Wars by Steve Coll. I find it incredibly frustrating to even think about. My simplistic view is this: We are spending $57,000 per minute in Afghanistan. We are cutting funding for healthcare, education and basic “social security” and quality of life things […]


High School graduation. Capitalism at it’s finest. Where do I begin complaining? The irritations are numerous. Let’s start with the senior pictures. In order to get in the yearbook you have to book a photo session with the contracted school photographer. Of course said photographer lacks skills in photography. Standard fees apply. Ironic humor abounds. […]

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You know, I love my dog but I hate taking him to the vet. I always feel like I have to be prepared for mind games when I go there. Do you have any idea the amount of money I potentially could have spent there? It’s amazing that my precious Roger is still alive and […]

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I hope the show is better than the trailer, because if that’s all they’ve got……pfft. Of course it may succeed in the eyes of some easy thinkers I’m sure. So much money thrown around for program development and real substance is absent. I know its modeled after the British program. Other copycat shows have succeeded […]