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2013.03.20: "The Pathetic is Only Aesthetic Insofar As It is Sublime"

Thursday, March 21, 2013      0 comments

-- Fr. Schiller, "On the Pathetic" Rewatched all but the last twenty minutes of "Kontroll" last night after our rotation (we finished it today). Thereafter I put on "Clerks", silently, in the background while sitting in the office and ... Read more

2013.03.19: "You got a call from her, she must have dialed 1-800-THE-GREAT-BEYOND."

Tuesday, March 19, 2013      0 comments

Completing and beginning, summing up, and miscellany. I. At the beginning of the year I did the 'January Jumpstart', and did a mix of cardio and various videos over the course of four weeks. It was at times difficult to stick with it, ... Read more

2013.03.18: It was a dark and stormy ... afternoon

Monday, March 18, 2013      0 comments

Sunday celebration, Monday rotation, and various and sundry. I. What do you do on the 17th of March? If it's 2012 you get some good and frequently (but not exclusively) Irish beer from the best beer store in town (or, in this case, acr... Read more

2013.03.17: Whac-A-Mole

Sunday, March 17, 2013      1 comments

If there's a group I've enjoyed ridiculing this year, it's all those related to the quacktastic ( www.quackwatch.org/01Qua
ckeryRelatedTopics/holisti
cdent.html ) Weston A. Price Foundation, such as Sally Fallon and her book ... Read more

2013.03.16: Waffling

Saturday, March 16, 2013      1 comments

Ms. S. worked an extra shift and sleeps mightily. For breakfast/brunch she gets a waffle; since Clinton at the least and a certain 'Doonsbury' strip we taken "to waffle" as synonymous with "to flip flop", "to vacillate"; and the waffle is a food... Read more

2013.03.15: "No matter how paranoid you are, you're not paranoid enough."

Friday, March 15, 2013      0 comments

An all 'X-Files' and 'Millennium' entry. I. "Unusual Suspects" (a Lone Gunmen-centric episode) and "Sense and Antisense" today in 'X-Files' and 'Millennium' watching. The former is quite entertaining, a good but not favorite episode, a... Read more

2013.03.14: "If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe."

Friday, March 15, 2013      0 comments

So I learned from Carl Sagan in 'Cosmos'. In any case, it's Pi(e) Day. For those who don't pay attention, the simple 'logic' is as follows: March 14 = 3/14 (in the U.S.) = 3.14 = pi ... pi Day! But if we 'mirror' 3.14 we 'get' PIE (don... Read more

2013.03.13: Midweek Musings, in brief

Thursday, March 14, 2013      0 comments

1. Today in 'Millennium' Frank had to "Beware of the Dog". Or, rather, dogs. 2. Today in 'X-Files' Scully almost died again, but of course didn't; Skinner and others were mistrusted; and we ended up more or less where we began. 3. I ma... Read more

2012.03.12: "Nothing is less real than realism [...]"

Tuesday, March 12, 2013      0 comments

"[...] Details are confusing. It is only by selection, by elimination, by emphasis, that we get at the real meaning of things." (Georgia O'Keeffe) Confusion, creativity, and craft beer. I. From an email, I quote: "In another cloth... Read more

2013.03.11: Shurfine. Whatever.

Monday, March 11, 2013      0 comments

Why there was never that crossover marketing with 'The X-Files' I'll never understand ... 1. We began season two of 'Millennium' today and season five of 'The X-Files'. Usually I'd have more to say about each episode. I found both amazing i... Read more

2013.03.10: "I am the ... Jude Law"

Sunday, March 10, 2013      0 comments

... if J.L. did a Judge Dredd remake? It's Sunday evening, we had delicious and filling food down the road -- hint: margaritas ... quesadillas ... fried ice cream ... well, I splurged on that, but someone else was much better behaved --, an... Read more

2013.03.09: "And now there is merely silence, silence, silence saying All we did not know."

Sunday, March 10, 2013      2 comments

Friday we had our triple feature; Saturday featured pancakes and mounds; and the evening brought us a return to form. I. The Matthew McConaughey triple feature was: "Magic Mike", "Killer Joe", and "The Paperboy". In order of good-... Read more

2013.03.08: It's a BEAUTIFUL Day!

Friday, March 08, 2013      0 comments

Shopping, potatoes, animal concerns; or: economics, eating, and ethics. I. Ms. S. and I decided -- post "Holy Motors" -- that we ought to watch the apparent trainwreck that is "The Paperboy". And I'm also in the mood for the higher-cla... Read more

2013.03.07: "Grown-ups are quirky creatures, full of quirks and secrets."

Thursday, March 07, 2013      2 comments

Following up on yesterday's thoughts about microwaving, I have a couple other links or sets thereof for my personal enjoyment and communal edification: [1] Tools for a Healthy Kitchen www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/nutrition_articl... Read more

2013.03.06: "Und der Haifisch, der hat Zhne ..."

Wednesday, March 06, 2013      0 comments

It's all about microwaves and miniatures today. I. We stopped at Innisfree downtown last night after the wonderful and watchable "Holy Motors". The beer selection at the bar was laughable, but we knew that going in, as they had t... Read more


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