Can You Skinny Dip Safely in an Atomic Lake?


So I tried looking up a business that makes Atomic Cakes using the Maps app on my phone.

Thanks to my fat fingers, I am now aware of the fact that such a lake exists. Awesome random find I must say.

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Trifextra 100: “The First Time I Saw…”

The first time I saw the heart beat,

all of the doubt,

all of the fear,

was gone in a flash.

Now comes the dry heaves

Aches throb in my head.

Just six and one months to go.


This is my entry for the 100th Trifextra.  33 1-syllable words following “The First Time I Saw“.  Thanks for reading!

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A Killer In Your Fridge ~ Sweet Poison…A MUST READ

Rhonda Gessner

In October of 2001, my sister started getting very sick. She had stomach spasms and she was having a hard time getting around. Walking was a major chore. It took everything she had just to get out of bed; she was in so much pain.

By March 2002, she had undergone several tissue and muscle biopsies and was on 24 various prescription medications. The doctors could not determine what was wrong with her. She was in so much pain, and so sick she just knew she was dying.

She put her house, bank accounts, life insurance, etc., in her oldest daughter’s name, and made sure that her younger children were to be taken care of.

She also wanted her last hooray, so she planned a trip to Florida (basically in a wheelchair) for March 22nd.

On March 19, I called her to ask how her most recent tests went, and…

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Time To Make It Rain!


It’s Wednesday night. Rough day for Jaime and I. This is the only natural way to blow off steam…

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NaBloPoMo Day 15: The 2013 Pizza Wars Have Begun

English: Chicago Style Pizza with a rich tomat...

English: Chicago Style Pizza with a rich tomato topping. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

So Jon Stewart went on a complete tirade against Chicago Deep-Dish Style Pizza a few days ago.  His stance is that New York pizza is “real pizza” and ours is “a f*#!ing casserole”.

Here’s the clip over on HuffPo.

Of course, as Chicagoans… we aren’t going to go on a nationally-televised cable talk show and rant like a mad man against a different style of how to make a simple food item.  We just make nice rebuttals without spit flying from our foaming mouths…

You Decide.

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NaBloPoMo Day 14: Whodunnit?

So tonight Jaime and I are currently watching one of our favorite movies: Clue!

So I have my gin on the rocks and Jaime is snuggling up close and Tim Curry is being his usual charming self.

This be a good night.


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NaBloPoMo Day 13: Snapped!

Picard facepalm cookies

Picard facepalm cookies (Photo credit: justjenn)

Ok, so I am sorry to say that I failed to submit my post for day 13 of the NaBloPoMo challenge… Yesterday got away from me and all of a sudden it was after midnight when I realized I goofed. I hope that the (few) people who read this can forgive me!

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