Monthly Archives: July 2007

Rumble Fish

  While I was at work yesterday, I saw on the Internet the news that Bill Walsh had died.  I’ll never forget 1981.  I was happier then, though dumber.  Thinking about how Walsh just died at 75, I had to … Continue reading

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Ikiru

 Yesterday afternoon I watched an "Alias" episode in which Vaughn had a secret meeting in a children’s library on the UCLA campus.  A syringe was hidden in a volume of Lewis Carroll, who just happens to be an important author … Continue reading

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Lili and The Goodbye Girl

  During my last hour of work yesterday, I sent out a couple of e-mails requesting letters of recommendation for the teaching job, and I got one positive response before I left.  After that, I went over to Safeway and … Continue reading

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Vivement Dimanche!

  Yesterday at work, I noticed a bit of conflict between two co-workers, so I was somewhat relieved to leave there.  It seems that some people get a bit too comfortable with being in one place after a while, and … Continue reading

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Notorious

The CDs that I bought last night were the Bruce Springsteen single of "The Ghost of Tom Joad," the "Reservoir Dogs" soundtrack album, The Pretenders’ "The Singles," and "An Introduction to John Stewart," which has the albums "California Bloodlines" and "Willard" … Continue reading

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The Great Mouse Detective

  I was glad that I didn’t experience any back problems while I was at work yesterday.  I keep thinking how disastrous it would be for me to have any health problems at all.  It seems that I’m living on … Continue reading

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Luci del Varieta

 I felt rather lethargic yesterday.  I lay in bed wondering how much I really wanted to teach math to some mediocre group of students for some extra money.  I could use the money to make the apartment look better, or … Continue reading

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Ohayo

  I could barely sleep on Sunday night.  I tried to relax while listening to some music, but I found the DJ immensely annoying.  He talked about the “red-hot A’s.”  Had he been paying attention to the team at all … Continue reading

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Dallas Braden’s Effort

 Riding the bus out to the stadium yesterday morning, I saw a car going in the opposite direction and approaching a squirrel in the middle of the street.  If the squirrel had only stayed where he was, the car would … Continue reading

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Mike Piazza Bobblehead Night

  I saw one college age girl walking down my street reading the Harry Potter book.  I was disappointed in her.  I saw another two women outside the stadium before last night’s game also carrying around the Harry Potter book.  … Continue reading

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