Archive for December, 2007

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29Dec07

He runs his fingers through his hair and looks out his window.Everything is covered with a good five inches of snow.He didn’t know it was coming. He never pays attention to weather forecasts.Why worry about things you can’t control?Still… it is a lot of snow.Pure. White.He loves it.It covers imperfections.Clean slate.Well, not completely.One set of […]


I feel like I’ve lost my blogging mojo. The vibe. Or what the Mesopotamians referred to as “angolar.”* Despite being named by the New Orleans Times-Picayune as “one of the 37 best bloggers of his generation”**, I am just not feeling it lately. Like Stella, I need to get my groove back. Though not if […]


Little Chick Claus and Nipper Claus both hope that you are having the happiest of holidays!


I’m gonna mess with the chronology of this post a little. It’s going to be like a Tarantino film. Except, if it was a Tarantino film, it might involve Kirk Cameron’s comeback performance as a mob accountant with a guilty conscience. ********** The Monkey arrived at the door this morning. She was wearing pajama pants […]


Upon arriving, she followed through with her promise to share her cold with me for Xmas. We were sitting on the couch when she started kissing my cheek. Uncle Pete: Are you giving me kissies to share your cold? ACN: Mwah! Mwah! Mwah! Uncle Pete: You are! ACN: Tee hee mwah! ********** The ACN was […]


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21Dec07

Discussions about being single seem to come up more often around than holidays than any other time of the year. (Although, I suspect with women, it comes up any time a wedding invitation lands in the mail.) “Don’t you miss having a girlfriend at Christmas?” Well, sure. I actually discussed my feelings on this recently. […]


After a visit last night that included her telling The ACN the following joke on the phone: “Snowflake, why is Tigger stinky? Because he sits next to Pooh.” The Monkey was getting ready to go home. She put on her giant school bag and we walked to the door. She spun around in circles a […]