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things i wish i had said, part 71

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morning observations, part 1

■ As it turns out, you do NOT have to add water to the oatmeal before cooking. It’s merely a suggestion. ■ I am always vaguely disappointed when I wake up with a hangover and there’s not a baby and a tiger … Continue reading

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the greatest person on the planet. period.

so i’m walking with my brother in his neighborhood. He points to a house and says that the guy who lives there was the kid in the original Boris Karloff Frankenstein movie AND was the voice of Bambi in the … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 70

“You know, I didn’t consider myself an artist for a long time. I think I was thinking of it as art is just really, really good entertainment, and when you get really good at entertaining people, all of a sudden … Continue reading

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The Dancing Bananas, part 1

Back in a previous incarnation, Char and I were a vaudeville act, a largely overlooked duo playing the Milwaukee circuit for cheap beer and free Packers tickets. So the formation of The Dancing Bananas should come as no surprise. I … Continue reading

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just a few more miles

Just a few more miles, you tell yourself. You can do it. How did you get here? It was such a beautiful day. Miles flying by, the sun setting over the mountains.  That feeling you could do this forever. Running … Continue reading

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Walking

We’re out for a walk. Left foot, right foot. Repeat as necessary. We’re hanging out for the week while June is at a conference. It’s a good visit, that sort of stay with no agenda, no expectations. Beer and M&Ms … Continue reading

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