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A week ago this past Saturday I¬†went to a concert at a local venue I didn’t even know existed until I heard about the concert. I hadn’t heard either group before, either, though I had heard of them. Here are a few thoughts on the concert. The Shake Ups in Ponyville From what I can […]

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  Leonard Nimoy died last week, aged 83. While he was an accomplished actor, director, author, and artist, he is, of course, most famous for playing Spock on Star Trek. It is impossible to write about Leonard Nimoy without writing about Spock, so infused was the character with the man. Much of the Vulcan mythos […]

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It’s my 42nd birthday today, so I thought I’d take what that number portends and talk a little about my favorite things I’m a fan of. I don’t have the energy (or memory!) I once did to memorize all kinds of facts and figures, so my participation these days is more passive. At the same […]

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It’s that time of year again. The weather is cold enough that people can come to a movie marathon without feeling guilty about not being outside. For me, of course, nice weather is no barrier to movie marathons, but if I want anyone to join me, cold weather seems the best time. This will be […]

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I’m traveling this weekend and conservative estimates put me at being in a car for around 18.5 hours over the span of around 52 hours. Three to four of those hours will be spent in, around, and through Chicago. Just about the only thing I dislike more than driving is driving through Chicago. Too much […]

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