The world longs for Times more Ordinary


It Always Happens

“I don’t see why they make a fuss about their clean old floors.”

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The Memorabilia Which Shape Me

This was certainly a memorable occasion for me, but it belongs in a closet full of memorabilia, events just like that, all crowding forward

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Perseverance Video

What you’re seeing is a stunning feat of engineering and human endeavor. Let’s hope the Perseverance video just a taste of what’s to come.

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Is Handwriting On The Decline?

Ordinarily, handwriting is not on my top ten list of “Fun Stuff to Talk About.” but, something about this was different.

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Game of Thrones: Bad Romance

Game of Thrones has lots of coitus and very little of what leads into it, except when it’s rapey, in which case we see it in exacting detail

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Saturday Morning Gaming: Troubleshooter

Troubleshooter is for people who loved XCom 2. There. I mean, I don’t want to call it a *CLONE* but if someone did I wouldn’t argue.

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Birding: Among the Birds of the Mitten

That auditory component, hearing along with seeing, is a big part of why birding is a thing while, say, insecting isn’t.

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Saturday Spins: ZZ Top’s Tres Hombres

ZZ Top’s Tres Hombres is not only famous for the excellent jams…it also has an all-time hunger inducing gatefold spread

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The Equality Act: Read It For Yourself

The Equality Act is being reintroduced in the House of Representatives, amending civil rights law in workforce, housing, education, credit, jury service and other areas of American life