Month: March 2015

Existing

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Over the years, Man (By which I mean H. sapiens sapiens, not just boys. The capital ‘M’ means that I’m trying to project a certain level of gravitas here. Is it working?) has struggled with a lot of questions: Why is there something rather than nothing? What is the nature of reality? How do we know something exists? Is there a God? What is the meaning of life?  How many licks does it take to […]

Licensing

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I had this appointment. H’m. It occurs to me that many of my ‘stories’ start with that line or one just like it — probably too many. I guess I just seem to encounter absurdities and incongruities when I have appointments. I don’t think it’s anything I do. At least, that’s what I keep telling myself. Be that as it may, I did have this appointment. I even decided that I wasn’t going to be […]

Kegging. Birding.

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I am not a birder. I mean, I’m obsessive enough I guess, just not the right kind of obsessive.  I don’t have a big enough… camera (what did you think I was going to say) and I don’t own either a vest with a bazillion pockets or a Tilley hat. I have never seen a red-whiskered bulbul and I don’t really care that I have never seen a red-whiskered bulbul. But I do enjoy looking […]