Monthly Archives: September 2008

Kurutta kajitsu

When I woke up yesterday morning, I was breathing easy and not coughing, so I knew I was well enough to go to work.  Celeste of Dave and Celeste departed from her usual celebrity news to talk about the death … Continue reading

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JaMarcus Russell’s Interception

I looked at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival lineup that was printed in the Datebook section of yesterday’s newspaper.  The shows that I think I would like to catch are on Sunday: Elvis Costello at 2:45, Loudon Wainwright III at … Continue reading

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California 42, Colorado State 7

Yesterday morning I listened to the American Top 40 countdown from September 30, 1978.  The Number Two song was “Boogie Oogie Oogie,” and Number One was “Kiss You All Over.”  I would not count that week as one of the … Continue reading

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Ulee’s Gold

While at work yesterday, I saw a note in my mailbox telling me that I had received a slight raise.  It wasn’t enough to change my life, but it was helpful.  It would cover an increase in rent I might … Continue reading

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Kurosawa

Yesterday morning, I listened to Dave and Celeste on KFRC, and they talked a little bit about Mary Tyler Moore’s facelift.  They said that the skin on her face looked incredibly tight.  They would always remember her as Laura from … Continue reading

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Pom Poko

I wore my Beatles White Album T-shirt yesterday, and two people commented on it, one a woman who told me that John and George were her favorites, and one really crazy guy in a grocery store who said they were … Continue reading

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Tropic Thunder

I went to my classroom early in anticipation of facing students with questions just before the midterm exam.  A couple of them were there, and I spoke with them for the better part of an hour.  I managed to work … Continue reading

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