17
Feb
2015
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Must’ve been nice

During lunch, I watched Jimmy Fallon tell the story about the after-party for “Saturday Night Live’s” 40th anniversary show.  I’m kind of bummed out that life choices resulted in my not being at that event. But I guess I’m joined by billions, if not trillions, of others who also weren’t invited.
16
Feb
2015
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Mississippi snow

I’m beginning to think of cold, 34-degree rain as Mississippi snow, which would make the gray puddles in my backyard Mississippi snowdrifts. I’ve got friends and family in places that see so much snow that it’s considered a nuisance, and I say that’s their problem. I live in Tupelo, and I’d like just a little...
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9
Feb
2015
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It’s the Mucus Festival

Friends, I’ve been living through days of high mucosity, which I was surprised and delighted to find out is actually a word. There’s been plenty of coughing and blowing and going. I’m not going to give you a minute-by-minute breakdown because you’re a busy person, but I’m going to give you just one moment in...
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4
Feb
2015
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Super Bowl cold goes into overtime

  Hey, I’m getting the bare minimum done around here – or should that be the bear minimum? I’m too sick to look it up. I spent Tuesday in bed and went a little stir crazy until I found The Hollywood Reporter’s roundtables. In addition to the writer roundtable linked above, they’ve got roundtables with...
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28
Jan
2015
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Is $0 too much to ask?

We’ve got a blue sleeper-sofa that Salvation Army refused to take. Our cat, the evil mastermind McDuff, scratched it up a bit, rendering it less-than-pristine, though not absolutely horrible. So I decided to take advantage of the Mighty Daily Journal’s Classifieds and offered it “Free to a good home,” and got a quick hit on...
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