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About thedoormouse

I am I. That’s all that i am. my little mousehole in cyberspace of fiction, recipes, sacrasm, op-ed on music, sports, and other notations both grand and tiny: https://thedmouse.wordpress.com/about-thedmouse/

Observations and other quips

I’m not saying I was on fire today, because these really aren’t that insightful or well crafted, but they came essentially three in a row which is unique for me in-and-of itself. 1) when you drive windows down & music … Continue reading

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Quip: Christmas when?

Crazy Eddie created THE calendar schism known as “Christmas in July” but can anyone explain “Elf” being run on repeat in early-May, or is CMT on some unique amurikkka form of meth?

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Teachers versus Babysitters versus a Bachelor’s Degree

Teachers are often called “glorified babysitters” by those who devalue the efforts educators. Due to this common preconception by both cynical politicians and an uninformed general public diminishing the actual work put forth by teachers there is a meme in … Continue reading

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May Day

For a country traditionally priding itself on hard work it never ceases to amaze me that the modern incarnation hates the workforce so much. As the United States moved from its colonial agrarian & trade economy into becoming an industrialized … Continue reading

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Quip: Magic Lamp

Our youngest Padawan, like many only weeks old kids, poops all the time. Before feeding. In their sleep. While awake. Before feeding. After feeding. Right before a diaper change. Immediately following a diaper change. And, of course during a diaper … Continue reading

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10 “all-time” “favorite” “albums” Day Nine: Queensryche

10 “All time” “favorite” “albums” Day Nine: Queensryche 10 days because Tom Novak probably forgot he’d nominated me as slow as I’ve been completing this “all time” “favorite” and “albums” a define as all time is actually originates from my … Continue reading

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10 “All time” “favorite” “albums” Day Eight: Metallica

10 days because Tom Novak likes to headbang and this is for that “all time” “favorite” and “albums” could mean anything, so I’ll give it specific meaning here — there were albums that came out growing up, that I found … Continue reading

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