Monthly Archives: December 2016

  1. The Bored Reader Recites — Kind of, Sort of; Oh Review Hell!

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    12/28/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    I’ve not kept up with my reading. And I’m patently failing to hit my 52 books this year — because …
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  2. I Am Humbled…

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    12/27/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    …to be in such company! Yes, it is that time of the year again! The Jon Swift Roundup 2016 is …
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  3. How a State Official Does Road Rage

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    12/26/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    So how would it feel if driving home in heavy traffic got you pulled over and charged with a DUI …
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  4. In Need Of…Lightness, Lost the Switch?

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    12/25/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Yuletide. Christmas. Hanukkah. Kwanzaa. Solstice.  All the reasons for the season, the season of “lights” when to many of us …
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  5. Winter

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    12/23/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    The Minotaur filled the birdfeeder today. I’d like to say the living version of the featured photo showed up, but …
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  6. Sorrow in the Bleak Midwinter

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    12/23/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    I grieve for Berlin, in the wake of the truck vs Christmas Market incident. I used to shop up and …
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  7. Near-Serene Solstice -Linkophobic?

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    12/21/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    We did the family celebration on Monday, as we have a member at work on this last week before Christmas …
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  8. POW American in Syria

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    12/18/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    The media has been conspicuously silent about the fact that an American officer is a prisoner in Syria.  Of course, …
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  9. Nor Crystal Ball, Nor Navel Gazing Forward – She Rants, Raves, and Mourns

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    12/17/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    If you look only at the surface things in my world today, I live in a holiday card. Snow is …
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  10. Hope

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    12/16/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Hope is the hummingbird a-wing At my glittering window Seeing red, not as I do But as blossoms bright with …
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  11. Snow on Dawn Redwood

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    12/16/2016 by syrbal-labrys

  12. Pointy Bits

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    12/15/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    I am binge baking to finish the holiday requirements because we are celebrating Solstice on Monday!  So short and (bitter)sweet? …
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  13. Mr. Smith Gold Goes to Washington

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    12/14/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    We Democrats/Liberals keep getting told we lost the election because we don’t tell a good enough “story” to the idiots …
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