• Nonsense

    Language Grievance

    by  • June 20, 2011 • Bad Personal Philosophy, News, Nonsense • 2 Comments

    Not such a good night’s sleep, alas, but the morning has promise. Was ingesting my usual dose of morning news when I came across this article: Washington (CNN) — It’s mid-June, a perfect time to visit the beach to watch porpoises play in the surf or seagulls strut the sand — or you could...

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    Dream Diary: May 23rd, 2011

    by  • May 24, 2011 • Nonsense • 0 Comments

    Having been convicted of treason, I found myself locked into a detention facility in the downtown area of a bustling modern city. For days I watched the city through the window of my cell. Then, one day, I heard screaming and pounding feet — first in the streets below, and then in the halls...

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    “All That Crap Down the Hillside”

    by  • May 22, 2011 • Family & Friends, Nonsense • 0 Comments

    I was sitting in the office this morning, minding my own business, when I accidentally eavesdropped on Cathy’s conversation with her daughter LaRae.  Specifically, my keen ears picked up Cathy referring to my ongoing landscaping project as “all that crap down the hillside.”  I discretely shouted “be silent, you crazy woman!” and was ignored...

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    Dream Diary: April 16, 2011

    by  • April 17, 2011 • Nonsense • 0 Comments

    Last night, I dreamed that I was at a ski resort when it was taken over by ski terrorists.  I caught an errant bullet in the head — it went in through my temple, a few inches above my left eye, and came out low on the back of my skull.  I was aware...

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    Sucker Punch

    by  • April 8, 2011 • Cinema, Nonsense • 0 Comments

    Okay, so I promised my sister I would see this movie — and I did.  I suppose it’s possible to extract a formal “meaning” from the movie with a bit of convincing psychobabble, but I’m not really interested in doing so.  In the end, I find myself a bit pished at Zack Snyder —...

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    Viva la información falsa

    by  • January 26, 2011 • Nonsense • 1 Comment

    According to spokeo.com, there are nearly 169 Kevin Nielsens in the continental United States, and 2 in Hawaii.  Yes, I just googled myself. Just for clarity’s sake, this is NOT me: Nor, for reference, is this: And last — but far from least — neither is this: At the same time, I can’t help...

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