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Stumbling home

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It’s possible I’m losing my mind — probable — but when I was walking home last night, from across the street — a wide street — there were two people chatting. I wasn’t paying attention, just aware that they were there, as one tends to be late at night on semi-deserted streets. Thinking about other stuff, I heard my name. My given name and surname. “Craig Robinson.” I looked over the street at the people. They were paying no attention to me whatsoever. And I heard the mention of John Cusack, and it was obvious they were talking about the other Craig Robinson, and the film he was in recently. And my ego wept.

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September 2nd, 2010 at 9:01 am

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Green garage

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It’s nice when you notice something new or interesting when you’re walking down a street you’ve been down plenty of times before. A couple of weeks ago I noticed this green garage. It’s on the way from where I live to the bar where I drink. Yesterday, it was way too hot* to waste precious in-front-of-the-fan time to go down there to take photos, so Google Street View will have to do. All looks kinda normal from the first angle…

There’s a sloped wall visible from the front…

But from this side, it gets awesome and slopes downwards towards the back too.

* It was 33°C (91°F) with a “feels like” temperature of 41°C (106°F). I think we need a new name for the “feels like” temperature. It’s kinda clunky-sounding and makes it sound a bit too wishy-washy when, for the non-meterologists of us, the people who look at the weather forecast to determine our clothing for the day, what the temperature feels like is all that matters. Why would I care if it’s actually 33°C if when I walk out of the house it feels like it’s 41°C?

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September 1st, 2010 at 9:00 am

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