Monthly Archives: November 2012

Two Little Words

Fiscal cliff. I don’t want to hear these words one more time.  I used to think that “fiscal cliff” sounded like a painful and depraved sex act, but the amusement factor is long gone. Stop saying it! Whoever started it … Continue reading

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I’ve finally caught up with Homeland, after skipping the first season in a private protest against Claire Danes as a CIA agent. Now I’m cool with Claire, but Brody’s wife is a major irritant. Whenever the wife is onscreen, I find … Continue reading

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Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life*

Martine Roch is pure delight. Let’s love her! *Picasso

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Gifts for Him: First in a Series

“Set of two small cedar stumps infused with fresh, real Siskiyou cedar – it’s just like taking a hike in the rugged Siskiyou mountains of the northwest. Has scent notes of ginger, wool blankets, and deep forest.” 100% wildcrafted and organic ingredients. … Continue reading

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De Profundis

I’ve been meaning to read De Profundis since I read a biography of Oscar Wilde, around 100 years ago. I know Max read De Profundis and liked it. I was disappointed, though. Oscar Wilde managed to perceive a benefit from … Continue reading

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A New Favorite Shopping Site

The ra webshop is heaven sent for people craving avant garde apparel. Everyone modeling the outfits looks completely insane, and the prices are sky-high. I was upset to find out that one of my favorite ‘pieces’ must have sold out, … Continue reading

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