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Unthanksgiving (aka Black Friday)

Does it strike anyone else as sadly ironic that Thanksgiving should be followed by the misanthropic homage to greed known as “Black Friday”?  The one day set aside to give thanks for all the blessings bestowed on us is immediately … Continue reading

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Keep Austin Weird

As I said in my last post, Austin is weird.  That’s not my opinion, it’s an official slogan for the city: “Keep Austin Weird”.  Actually, it’s my opinion, too.  Austin is weird in all the best possible ways.  One of … Continue reading

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Confession time

Given my last post, one might think I’m a high-minded idealist who eschews any and all lowbrow franchises.  I do try, but here is my True Confessions time. It’s true that you won’t find me in Walmart, Dunkin Donuts, McDonald’s, … Continue reading

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RIP: Krazy Karry’s (2004-2010)

Recently I received word that a friend had died.  Too young.  I wasn’t blogging at the time, or else this would have been posted then.  Better late than never in the case of a minor tragedy pointing to a greater … Continue reading

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