Tag Archives: humor

Liveblogging Spectrum Pulse’s 1000 Worst Songs

Alright, every once in a while I like doing a liveblogging experience, and this one is courtesy of music reviewer Spectrum Pulse, who made a list of what he considered to be the 1000 worst songs on Spotify that he … Continue reading

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Today was the kids’ rodeo [1] hosted by the pastor of our congregation, and I had the chance to arrive there somewhat early and leave somewhat late, as everything was winding down.  Being a bit hobbled still, I chose to … Continue reading

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Travels With My _________

I have done a fair amount of traveling, and most of that traveling has been done with other people.  For a variety of reasons, I simply do not find it very enjoyable to travel by myself.  I live an hour … Continue reading

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Getting On Your Hobble Horse

One of the conversation habits of others I tend to find particularly irksome is when someone has a hobby horse that they bring up at every available opportunity.  As someone with a wide variety of interests, I tend to find … Continue reading

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What’s So Bad About Gatekeeping Anyway?

Quite often I find myself involved in concerns over gatekeeping.  Sometimes this is a literal task.  For a considerable portion of the time I spent in Thailand, for example, it was my daily task to wake up before breakfast and … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Relationship Between Climate And Civilization

Before our highly politicized times, it was once imagined that the weather was a safe topic of conversation [1].  Obviously that is no longer the case.  The fault for this extends in at least two directions.  On the one hand, … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Pride & Prejudice & Zombies

Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith In reading this novel, or any of the author’s work (this applies most particularly to his work in Abraham Lincoln:  Vampire Hunter), you have to be aware that there … Continue reading

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Liveblogging Jane Austen: Part Four

This has been a somewhat lengthy series so far [1], but now it’s time to look at the first part of Mansfield Park, which is supposed to be two hours or so. 9:13PM:  Clearly the BBC had a small acting … Continue reading

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Liveblogging Jane Austen: Part Three

Since I only managed to get through the first three episodes of the classic Firth/Erle miniseries yesterday evening before going to bed, we decided to begin the episodes at this point. 9:26PM:  The voiceovers at the beginning of the fourth … Continue reading

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Liveblogging Jane Austen: Part Two

After the first experience watching part of Pride & Prejudice [1], we all decided that we preferred the Colin Firth version, so we decided to watch it. 9:26PM:  Seeing Bingley and Darcy chat with each other about country manners and … Continue reading

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