September 27, 2020
Words

Words

How We Got Rid of Mildew in Our Bathroom Shower

I’ll just get right to the point, because I’m sure you’re in a very desperate mildew situation that needs immediate attention before your house looks like a giant ...
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A Better Death for Luke in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

Image via Lucasfilm / Disney When I saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theaters I thought it was a great movie. A stunning achievement of people pretending ...
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Hey, You Ought to Check Out the Working Daddy Blog!

Being a working father of an energetic, opinionated, smart, witty, and energetic (did I mention that already?) 9-year-old I’m often looking for ways to make my life easier ...
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My 99% Invisible “Job Application”

I LOVE the 99% Invisible podcast hosted by Roman Mars. When I saw that they were hiring a new producer I immediately wanted to apply, despite having no relevant skills. ...
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Heavy Metal Nitpicks

I love heavy metal music. I really do. I love the heavy,  nasty, crunchy, aggressive guitar. I love the vocal growls, the vocal screams, the vocal melodies. I ...
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Indiana Jones and the Secret of the Sphinx by Max McCoy

Book Review: Indiana Jones and the Secret of the Sphinx by Max McCoy

Indiana Jones and the Secret of the Sphinx (1999) is the last Indy book written by author Max McCoy who is, if Internet consensus can be trusted, the ...
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Small Texas Town

Micro Story: Wicksville, Texas

My town is just like your town, I’m sure. We got more Mexican restaurants than we need and only one of them’s any good, though which one that ...
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Walmart

I Got Carded and so Much More

I got carded at Walmart today, which isn’t the first time that’s happened. But what unfolded today has never happened before and was pretty amusing. Luckily I was ...
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White Chicken

We Rescued a Very Friendly Chicken

The wife and kid drove into town a couple of weeks ago to take care of some town-related stuff and they found a chicken wandering around the intersection ...
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Contact Lenses

My Life is a Blur Because I Don’t Wear Contacts

My life for the past few months has been a blur. This is  because I haven’t worn contact lenses in months. My eyesight isn’t so bad that I ...
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