Author Archives: PinkDreamPoppies

Links

So Amp posted some links a couple days ago and stole all my freakin’ links. Seriously, just as soon as I’ve gathered up enough links to feel like I’ve got a good-sized link post, Amp does one and posts everything … Continue reading

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'Round 'round, not around, I'm not around (yeah)

I don’t know how much I’ll be able to read posts, write posts, read comments, or write comments for awhile. My DSL has gone screwy and so, until I can set up some kind of dial-up back-up connection and/or get … Continue reading

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Say, how's the weather

I was going to write a couple long posts today, but am too depressed. So how’s the weather? It was a way-too-hot seventy-degrees here in the Springs today; I’m not sure if I’ve ever been happier to see the sun … Continue reading

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Two sentence review of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Lauren at Feministe has posted her one sentence review of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind so, having seen the movie last night, I thought I’d post my own review, this one in two sentences: “Poorly developed but interesting. Wait … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to me, happy birthday to me…

Today’s my birthday. Go me! I survived! (Really, that’s important; more on that later.)

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Apple's iPod ads

Seth Stevenson, Slate’s new ad critic, recently wrote a column criticizing Apple’s new iPod ads (and the old DeBeers diamond ads) because they seemed to suggest that the product was better than the consumer. Mr. Stevenson describes the ads as … Continue reading

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The 11 March bombings prove nothing about Iraq and al-Qaida

As others have pointed out, the fact that al-Qaida may have bombed the trains in Madrid in retaliation for Spain’s involvement in Iraq doesn’t prove that there was any sort of connection between Iraq and al-Qaida. All it proves is … Continue reading

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On Nader, Gore and Bush in 2000

The injustices and justices (and Justices) of the 2000 Presidential election will likely be debated for years to come. Hopefully as time goes by, things will settle down some as the repercussions of the event are less immediate and the … Continue reading

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Hearing different voices

“I hate flowers.” “Why?” “Because the only ones you ever see that aren’t misshapen are in photographs.” The speaker pauses. “And they stink. They’re cloying.” “Hm… I always liked the way the petals felt.” When most people read they hear … Continue reading

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New York Mayor to stop same-sex marriage ceremonies and other states of unions in States of the Union

The whole article is worth reading, but the highlights are as follows: First, Mayor West of New Paltz, NY makes clear the biggest difference between himself and Former Chief Justice Roy Moore. Namely, a respect for the rule of law. … Continue reading

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