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‘Tis a Pity He’s Wallowing in Self Pity

May 29, 2017

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WARNING: Do not read this post. The author is being incredibly self indulgent and is going to engage in an orgy of self pity. Abandon any regard for the writer, ye who enter. Usually I look forward to the summer when I valiantly try to make headway on the piles of books that have grown […]

Not

February 13, 2011

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I dreamed I was selling books like they were hotcakes.

The Flip Side

December 29, 2010

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Life here has been punctuated since this summer with many sentences ending with "and this'll be the last time we do that here..."

Moi, l’hypocrite

September 13, 2010

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One thing that always infuriates me is that when someone tears down a perfectly good house (or building) in order to erect even a larger one.

Unfinished Business

July 22, 2010

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I'm not intentionally trying to be overly morbid, but Brian Clements in his blog has got me thinking about certain issues -- namely, consciousness.

Another Dose of Cultural Imperialism

July 3, 2010

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I'm still back with digesting the view that Americans (used solely in the sense of citizens of the U.S.) don't really want to learn about other cultures.

Looking in the Mirror

March 20, 2010

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Earlier this week I watched an episode of No Reservations. Anthony Bourdain was in Harbin, China. In one segment, he visited an American-themed bar.