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The night before

The full moon is shining on the snowy ground, pumpkin bread and muffins are in the oven, and I’m nearly ready to go. My annual Macy’s parade live blog commences at 9:00 AM tomorrow! Quick update on all the rest: … Continue reading

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Pointless controversy: the new Grinch movie looks like crap on a plate

With Americans so divided in politics these days, let us come together on something we all ought to be able to agree on (but, knowing us, we probably won’t): the new animated Grinch movie that’s coming out is a train … Continue reading

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Back on the NaNoWriMo bus

It’s November, and that means NaNoWriMo is underway again. True to my word I’ve taken up the baton and I’m having at it for a third time, with the third installment in the Paranormal Curio series: The Pembroke Engine. So … Continue reading

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We can’t have nice things (because nobody sells them anymore)

I’ve mentioned before about how when I become a supervillain, one of the departments under my benevolent reign will be the Ministry of Resurrected Products, bringing back items from the past that are sorely missed. But what I’m ranting about … Continue reading

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Attack of the big-ass trash bins

So this weekend we got a letter from our village explaining that they’ve awarded a 5-year contract to a new company for waste hauling. The new company uses semi-robotic trucks to grab the bins and dump them with a special … Continue reading

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I might be a bad person: Doll in the Hall, escalated

So my sister posted on Facebook about a creepy October version of that stupid Elf on the Shelf crap called “Doll in the Hall”. The idea is you take a creepy doll that already seems haunted and move it around … Continue reading

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Unlimited chutzpah

So this was a thing that happened today: Verizon aired a commercial gushing over how wonderful their service is to first responders. Which would ordinarily be good, but this is like six weeks after they got caught throttling first responders … Continue reading

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