Category Archives: In Praise of

Test 35–Village Ghetto Land

Really liked the album this song came from back in the day. This song is so pretty and so sad.  I’m much too busy growing grass to write, even if I wanted to. Not that kind of grass, Snoop, the Kentucky Bluegrass … Continue reading

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In Praise Of Les Miserables and Dolores Claiborne

  Haven’t done a book report for a while. Fuck’s reading me, by the way?  I haven’t posted anything for 3 weeks, and had 7 “hits” today.  Thanks; very polite of you. “Les Miserables” was my “reading room” reading for … Continue reading

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At Last: Review of “Reapers With Issues”

Where and when did I find blogger and author H. E. Ellis?  I have no frickin’ idea.  Maybe she found my blog.  Who knows?  What I do know is that she is a hilarious Italian-American, Floridian-New Englander, all-woman yet one-of-the-guys, … Continue reading

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Dammit, I’m Gonna Get This Embedding Thing to Work Again

Let’s try it on the most powerful ending of a speech ever, and such a prophetic message.  He advocated peace so he got shot, yeah that makes a lot of sense.  Here, let’s see, YouTube and WordPress and my slow … Continue reading

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Alabama Story

Because Dad defended a Negro, this one peckerwood dipshit attacks ME!!  My freaky neighbor Boo kills him, saving me.  The sheriff says “Cover it up, elsewise we’ll turn Boo into a goddamn Kardashian.” ———————————————————————— Trifecta weekend fun: Retell your favorite book in … Continue reading

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In Praise of “Anne of Green Gables” and “Night”

I’m here to discuss two classic and very similar books:  “Anne of Green Gables” by L. M. Montgomery, and “Night” by Elie Wiesel.  Both books tell the tale of a child being orphaned and being forced into a new and … Continue reading

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In Praise of Levon Helm

It’s been, what, 2 whole days since we heard news of the apparent final struggle for life of a singer and bandmember who first gained fame in the 1960s (Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees), and now we have another–Levon Helm, … Continue reading

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