Monthly Archives: April 2006

red sky at night…

I have been having the worst time with my DSL connection tonight. It’s been failing constantly and seems to be the phone line. I went out and checked the line, inside and outside, finally, but couldn’t see anything obvious like … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to one of MY favorite actors…

Many happy returns to the man whose heart, voice and soul gave life to Vincent, “Hellboy” and other endearingly unusual characters. Ron Perlman is 56 today! No matter how much latex they put on you, Ron, I’ll always know your … Continue reading

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political memes…(kind of a scary thought, actually)

I have to admit, it’s pretty accurate, as far as it goes. One of the more thoughtful and better tests I’ve seen!

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memes away

Just because everybody else did.

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More insanity from the IRS…

Man, they’ll getcha…no matter what. If silver crosses your palm (or virtual money crosses your cyberspace), the IRS has gotcha! Due to a forthcoming family transaction, I’ve been delving into some esoteric IRS documents, trying to figure out what to … Continue reading

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“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”

On my day off yesterday I watched, in installments, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” which I recently picked up as a “pre-viewed” DVD at Blockbuster. I’m collecting all of Johnny Depp’s movies–if he’s in it, I’ll buy it, whether or … Continue reading

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Wow…

I confess that I liked the original “Planet of the Apes” movies, and even the spin-off TV show, very largely because of Roddy McDowall being in all of them but film 2. I still haven’t seen the Tim Burton re-make. … Continue reading

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