Monthly Archives: April 2015

Entirely true…mabey

Today, 4/21, back in1918, was the day that Snoopy finally Killed Baron Manfred Von Richthofen.(AKA The Red Baron). *Warning! This story might only be 50% true.*

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in other news

4-20-15 Rather than focus on the obvious stories that April the 20th would inspire (Hitler smoking a joint and world history could be changed forever…..I’m looking at YOU Doctor!) I plan to tell a story of corporate greed that all … Continue reading

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How did I get here?

4-12-15 After a whirlwind tour of Nashville and the Music City Burlesque, I have somehow made it home intact and recovered consciousness in my own bed. Checking my calendar this morning, I discovered that today is “Sounds Familiar Day”. Now, … Continue reading

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Anti-parasite pills

4-9-15 It is April the 9th, and so many things happened today. It was 150 years ago today, in 1865, that General Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Ulysses S. Grant, effectively ending the American Civil … Continue reading

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Superconductivity

On April the 8th in 1911, a Dutch physicist named Heike Kamerlingh Onnes discovered superconductivity. The term refers to the quality of certain materials to exhibit no electrical “friction” or resistance below a certain temperature; each material becomes superconductive at its own … Continue reading

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take a holiday

April the 7th is, among other things, the birthday of my favorite jazz singer Billie Holiday. She was born Eleanora Fagan, which is a far more interesting name in my opinion, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the year 1915. She was … Continue reading

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Peanuts

At the robot farm (where we farm for robots, not where robots farm) I get paid around $50K a year, give or take….but I also work for peanuts, so that is more like fifteen 50 lbs sacks. After taxes that … Continue reading

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unnatural

Yesterday….it was 71 degrees. Today, it is going to be 17 degrees. I do believe that someone has turned the Universal Perversity dial to maximum..

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Who is more foolish, the fool or the ones who follow?

I know. I know. Today is April Fool’s day, so what? The earliest recorded association between April 1st and foolishness is in Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales in 1392, although this may be a result of misinterpretation rather than Chaucer’s intention: in “The … Continue reading

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