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The Red Tent

I’ve just recently finished “The Red Tent” by Anita Diamant. The book was very enjoyable, though tedious for me at first. It was actually when I could compare the story of Jacob and his family from the Bible that the story became most interesting. I enjoyed hearing the comparisons and…Continue Reading

Prison Love

My good friend, A. (for Anonymous), was recently the target of a very strange package indeed. Being a female and having some public recognition, she is apparently an ideal target for some pen-pal romance from beyond the gates of prison. The package came to her work place, where the perp.…Continue Reading

Sitting with Eric Peterson

Matt Z. and I sat with Eric Peterson Monday for some education on the doumbek. It was enlightening, as most any training would be for us these days. At one point, Matt insisted that Eric play a riff on our drums to ensure that his, seriously more professional, drum was…Continue Reading

Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire

**MINOR SPOILER COMING** We saw Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire this weekend over the holiday. It’s the first movie we’ve seen in quite some time. I’m glad we did, too. It was really an enjoyable movie and certainly grown up from the original. The movies, like the books,…Continue Reading

Aural Carnage

I read somewhere that men with earrings make better husbands; they’re experienced in buying jewelry and they can put up with some pain. I don’t know about all that, but I did get 2 more piercings last night in some unnamed portion of my ear. It has been a long…Continue Reading

Geeks Gone Wild!

There is something magical about love and procreation. There is also something hideously lewd about the abomination of it. I should have titled this: “Resistance is Nubile.” Follow the link to destroy your innocence… Circuits Discover… Each Other