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A thing I like to watch

January 13, 2020 - 07:39 -- Admin

Bosch. I like to watch Bosch on Amazon. There, I said it. It feels a bit like a confession because I"m not a fan of police procedurals. There"ve been a few cop shows over the years that have pulled me in, but usually because they were as much about cultural investigation, as they were about crime. The Wire, of course. And Homicide (Life on the Streets).

Legacy of Ghosts. Review

January 10, 2020 - 07:43 -- Admin

I half recall a promise made by Edgar Rice Burroughs, probably in the opening pages of Tarzan, that once the reader commenced their journey with him, he would so completely carry them so far away from their workaday concerns that the real world would disappear and they would be in the deepest jungle with the ape man.

Panda charger

January 7, 2020 - 05:30 -- Admin

I bought myself a very cheap Qi charger from the Beast of Bezos over Christmas, one of a bunch of drunken purchases that have started to turn up at my PO box.

This thing was about $11 and I had my doubts it would even work.

Reading again

January 3, 2020 - 09:30 -- Admin

I don"t know that anybody actually makes New Year's resolutions. And if they do, it"s a righteous certainty they don"t keep to them. So I did not resolve to read more novels this year. I just thought I would try. Because it"s a good idea.

Snowflakes

December 24, 2019 - 11:18 -- Admin

I followed a link from Murph's facebook page to this lovely piece of writing by a former special forces soldier who had gone back to college, at Yale, at the age of 52. He expected snowflakes. The snowflakes surprised him.

Dear Santa

December 24, 2019 - 11:14 -- Admin

I'm not allowed to write about politics for Ninefax anymore, but occasionally I sneak one through.

Dear Santa,

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