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My ten days of Verizon Hell

The following is a verbatim copy of the letter I mailed to Verizon almost two weeks ago. So far, I have received no response of any kind. February 10, 2014 Anyone Who Actually Gives a Damn Verizon “Customer Service” PO … Continue reading

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Thoughts about sexual assault laws inspired by a blog post…

Shadesong complains in today’s LJ post about Scott Adams’ (Dilbert) most recent inflammatory analogies about gender and rape. Shadesong writes, “And once again, when people say that men are wired to rape people, not only is that gender essentialist bullshit, … Continue reading

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My tweets

Fri, 18:59: RT @HappyAbout: “Football incorporates the two worst elements of American society: violence punctuated by committee meetings.” – George Will Fri, 19:03: It’s been so long since I opened a can, I couldn’t remember what my can opener looks … Continue reading

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Wed, 12:55: Out for 2nd day of cleanup–looks like lot of sleet fell so it’s going to be rough going. Safe bet that my groundhog did not see shadow. Wed, 12:57: EVERYTHING closed for this one. Library closed. My BANK … Continue reading

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Waiting for the weather-bomb to drop…

Here it comes!!!!!!! The STORM of theCENTURY!WINTER OF ’11!MONTH!WEEK! This is what they’re currently saying we’ll have by Thursday morning, in two back-to-back storms. It’s going to snow all day tomorrow, break for a couple of hours and then snow … Continue reading

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Seriously thinking of exporting this journal to a hosted WordPress blog, canceling my paid account and saying so long to LiveJournal for good. It’s way past time, seems like.

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My tweets

Tue, 23:03: RT @PublishersWkly: A child/adolescent psychiatrist on “Why Kids Love Disaster, Distress & Dystopia” http://huff.to/f7Opio (Huff Post)

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My tweets

Sun, 19:29: I’m a weather-bug, & I just got a great desktop weather widget from weather.com. Which tells me that Pepperell expects a low of -17 F . Sun, 19:49: Writer’s Digest launches pay-to-publish division, “Abbott Press” w/ packages starting … Continue reading

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My tweets

Tue, 20:50: I swear, 80% of my Twitter feed now consists of promotional tweets, often multi-repeats; companies, authors, self-help gurus, bloggers Tue, 20:52: Seeing you pimp your book 15-50 times a day doesn’t make me want to read your book. … Continue reading

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My tweets

Tue, 01:40: { { { { G * L * O * O * M } } } } I gained a whole pound yesterday & it’s ENTIRELY the Patriots’ fault. Comfort junk food binge Tue, 01:42: Now they’re forecasting … Continue reading

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