Archive for November, 2008

Born On:

  •  1667 – Jonathan Swift
  • 1835 – Mark Twain
  • 1874 – Winston Churchill
  • 1924- Shirley Chisolm
  • 1927 – Robert Guillaume
  • 1929 – Dick Clark
  • 1930 – G. Gordon Liddy
  • 1937 – Ridley Scott
  • 1943 – Terrence Malick
  • 1947 – David Mamet
  • 1952 – Mandy Patinkin
  • 1965 – Ben Stiller

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Today, Tacos. Tomorrow, The World.


You no longer have to load your bountiful taco shells lying down on their sides. They will now stand up to your gluttonous, spiced meat concoction.

But this doesn’t speak to my needs. I will only be satisfied when Old El Paso makes a shell with a reinforced bottom because I am tired of taking one bite and having the whole thing blow-out. If I wanted sour cream and grease on my shirt, I would gently daub it on there myself, thank you very much.

Give me the Stand ‘n Stuff Double Bottome Shell.

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Apparently I am not creative enough with how I use my free time.

Here’s 40 seconds of Mozart’s Symphony No. 40

I could live a few more lifetimes and not have that thought cross my mind.

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We all remember The Harlem Globetrotters, right?

And, of course the most famous, with a 30 year stint (and favorite son of North Carolina) was the aptly named, Curly Neal.

 It seems Curly fathered a son years ago that hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves: One of the stars of NBC’s “Las Vegas” ( – though he changed his name to an all-too-obvious stage name), James Lesure.

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How about Rocky or Chief or Brutus or or Ranger or Fozzie or Rudolph or Radish or Pickle or Cheerio or Dasher or Oliver or Caboose or Clay or Duke or Templeton or Scully or Ptolemy or Radcliff or Boo Radley or Boyd or ….

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Photo 400. No title, no date


“Why is Nona taking the picture? She’s the one who is seasick.”

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