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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 […]

Crediting

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In these days of the 500-channel universe certain aspects of the past seem remote and alien. (Of course, in the last twenty years the term itself has become obsolete; it’s pretty clear that something akin to Moore’s Law applies to television.) Whatever. Once upon a time, the city where I lived had three television channels — one for each of the Big Two Canadian TV networks and one for a French-language CBC station that les […]

Shaving

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I am not a poster child for, um, “looking one’s best.” For one thing, I’m not a child despite a distressing tendency to act like one more than is strictly appropriate. Call it a character flaw. Better start a list. Leave plenty of room. For another, well, I am kind of a slob. Today, for example, I threw on an old-enough-to-be-comfortable pair of shorts, a camouflage-pattern T-shirt with a Batman logo on it, white cotton […]