Monthly Archives: November 2005

DEATH BY CAFFEINE

So I was thinking the other day, as I had my 4th or 5th cup of coffee (it was nearly 8:00 in the morning, after all), “Gee, how many cups of coffee would it take before I just keeled over … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTDAY, JACK

The great man himself, Clive Staples Lewis, was born this day in 1898. He is about to undergo a bit of a revival, what with the upcoming release of the movie version of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, … Continue reading

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PARALLELS

“Then I fell at his feet and thought, Surely this is the hour of death, for the Lion (who is worthy of all honour) will know that I have served Tash all my days and not him. Nevertheless, it is … Continue reading

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PRESIDENT’S QUESTIONS

I posted this in a comment box over at Southern Appeal, and thought it was such a good idea it deserved its own post here at the Town. I think I may have blogged on this before, but it bears … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Of all the many QOTD I’ve put in this space, this one absolutely blows me away like none other: “Because children have abounding vitality, because they are in spirit fierce and free, therefore they want things repeated and unchanged. They … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MARINE!

Today is the birthday of the United States Marine Corps. So I send special DaveTown greetings to my favorite Marines: Soos: My hero, my role model, my great friend. Skylar: freshly graduated from Boot Camp in San Diego! Jonathan Lee: … Continue reading

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NO WONDER I HAD NIGHTMARES

When I was a kid, I had recurring nightmares about the world being plunged into a nuclear holocaust. If I had known this, I’m sure I would never have slept at all: America’s gaggle of Minuteman long-range nuclear missiles went … Continue reading

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HUH?

From an AP story about professional football players: “ . . . the two feuded throughout the summer, not speaking to each other for a prolonged period.” If the Hatfield and McCoys had feuded like that, I guess a lot … Continue reading

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