Category Archives: Welcome Absurdities

An Alabama Dad Talks Hard Truths To His Kids.

Forgive me if I’m crediting the wrong folks, but this appears to be the work of the people over at solidverbal.com. I’d love to be certain, but such is the internet. In any case, well done filming inclined people who … Continue reading

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And Kids, If You Are Really Good…

Other than to say that this is real and in an actual toy store, I got nothing.   Ah, to be young again?

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A Highly Dubious Theory That Purports To Explain Southern Californian Culture In A Nutshell

Pilates, juicing, hot yoga, paleo, gluten free, homeopathy, acupuncture, ionized bracelets, pole dancing workouts, acacia berries. If there is a health craze in existence, it has taken root in the Los Angeles Valley. I used to think this was so … Continue reading

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It’s Just Baffling

Recently I wrote on these electronic pages about the peculiar abundance of abandoned pumpkins in and about my neighborhood. Today I came across another one. Is this just a normal feature of most suburbs that I have somehow managed not … Continue reading

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Normal Tuesday Night…

for Shia LaBeouf. In case you missed it.

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Another Neighborhood Oddity. This Time It’s Seasonal, or Just Past.

For at least the better part of a year and a half, or maybe as much as two years as I didn’t write down the date of its arrival, the deer shaped archery target in the picture to the right … Continue reading

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How in the Hell Did I Miss National Pasta Day?

Seriously? October 17th and I missed it? Pasta is practically my raison d’etre, but in Italian so it’s more like my penso che tu sia abbastanza caldo di mamma. I’d never heard of National Pasta Day until this morning, but … Continue reading

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No Longer In Repose

I let the blog go. I even let the domain lapse. Had you been a bit more alert, gentle reader, you could have usurped my domain name and ruled mightstainyourshirt.com in your own right, but you had your chance. I’m … Continue reading

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Some Things of Interest: 9/19/12

Happy International Talk Like a Pirate Day! It’s a real thing and should be treated with respect. What’s a pirate’s favorite letter? “Arrrrrrr” you might say, but actually, it’s the “C.” The best part of International Talk Like a Pirate … Continue reading

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The Rankin Mystery Deepens and an Antipodean Tale Is Chosen

I’m still on the Ian Rankin Rebus series. For the third time I have gone to the Emmet O’Neal Library for one of the books. This time it’s Black and Blue.  For the third time the book I borrowed is … Continue reading

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