Category Archives: Life

The passing of a great man

Barry Rubin passed away today. He was a great man, a writer and analyst who told the truth about Israel and Islamism. He was born in the United States and was solidly liberal–until the last few years. He was deeply … Continue reading

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Your web manager tip of the day

You know those “Top xx” lists you see that are clickbait but also something you’d be interested in reading? Like any of Popular Mechanic’s lists? I’m looking at their top 10 carpet cleaning secrets from the pros right now. Hate … Continue reading

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Oh, right, a post

I forgot about that. I was writing today. Book two is now officially at the three-quarters mark. Expect it to be out in March. And happy new year.

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A happy and safe New Year’s Eve to you all

Or, as I like to say, “Happy goyisha New Year!” And I say it very fondly. Enjoy whatever you choose to do tonight. I’m going to be writing, because book two isn’t going to write itself. And, well, I’ve never … Continue reading

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Off having a life

Services this morning, laser tag and go-karts with my nephew this afternoon, and writing tonight. Meimei is mostly recovered from being spayed. I let her out when I got home, and put her back when she annoyed the crap out … Continue reading

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Well, let’s see. Meimei is still imprisoned in the guest room. I’m not supposed to let her run free for another few days, which is driving all of us crazy. Tig keeps yowling by the door wanting her to come … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle

I have a computer again, a stopgap system that I’ll use for the next six months or so until I’m out of debt and ready to buy another computer. Gawd. I forgot I have to re-educate MS Word on all … Continue reading

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Tonight is the first night of Hanukkah

So happy Hanukkah to my Jewish readers, friends, and family. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. It’s also the second night of Hanukkah. And that’s about all the relation is to the two holidays. SO tired of that word that puts the two … Continue reading

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It was a long day in NorVA

Back to work full-time means conferences and full schedules. I didn’t get home until nearly 9:30, although I did stop at Wegman’s to get my fix of Hebrew National corned beef for dinner. (Bought enough for a few sandwiches, too.) … Continue reading

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Got up this morning and could barely raise my arms. “What the heck did I do?” I wondered. Oh, yeah. Went shooting. With a heavy AR-15. I have got to get back into shape.

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What a weekend

I had a very tiring week, followed by a tiring (but fun) weekend. I saw If/Then, Idina Menzel’s new show previewing at the National Theater in DC. I loved it, for the most part. Can’t wait to see it on … Continue reading

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It’s my birthday

And I’m going to see Idina Menzel’s new play, If/Then. Talk among yourselves. I have some celebratin’ to do.

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It’s eleven twelve thirteen!

At least, for those of us who display the dates this way: 11/12/13 Cool.

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At long last, good news

I generated a new timesheet today. And it said “Full Time Salaried” under my name. I was hired back full time after 15 months being downsized to part-time employee. As of today, I’m back in the workforce and no longer … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Gracie

After sixteen years, my gorgeous, sweet Gracie called it a day. Either her heart condition flared up, or she had developed cancer, but two days ago I noticed she had difficulty breathing. Took her to the vet yesterday. She got … Continue reading

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