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“Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.”

— Bill Vaughan

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“Eskimo: ‘If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?’ Priest: ‘No, not if you did not know.’ Eskimo: ‘Then why did you tell me?'”

— Annie Dillard

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I missed this on Saturday night, but found it surfing through the political reports Monday evening…

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“I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.”

— Pablo Picasso

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The cheeky, synth-pop British pair, the Pet Shop Boys, is releasing “Yes,” a new CD next month. On which includes “Love Etc.,” which could be taken up as a theme song by those looking to ratchet back the slavish pursuit of material gains.

You don’t…

have to be a big box Hollywood star…
have to drive a super car to get far…
have to live life of power and wealth…
have to be beautiful, but it help…
have to buy a house in Beverley Hills…
have to your daddy paying the bills…

You need more; you need love…

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“A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.”

— Jessamyn West

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Off the Mark by Mark Parisi

The kids had their first soccer games of the season today. The girl’s team won 6-1, while the boy’s squad dropped their game, 3-1.

In the middle of halftime of the girl’s game, the boy wanted to practice ball-handling skills, so I tried to steal the ball from him. Not a great move for RCR, as I caught my toe in the turf, stepped on the ball with my other foot, lost my balance and boofed flat on my back… feel like all the king’s horse and all the king’s men couldn’t wrench my back any worse than I managed to do this morning.

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