Tag Archives: irony

After Thirty-Two Months, I Finally Test Positive

COVID-19 (November 1, 2022) Susan tested positive two days ago: I thought I might get away with it, but, as you can see, the faint test line is there. And this, after getting our third Pfizer booster (along with the … Continue reading

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Garry Trudeau was Mocking Donald Trump 35 Years Ago

Yuge! (2016) I found this little gem of a retrospective look at 30 years of Doonesbury on Trump. I never knew. Twenty of those thirty years I was living in the UK and completely oblivious to the irony of it … Continue reading

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Last Night, Susan Suggested…

Taking Down the Canopy The wind must have agreed with her. It’s all gone, now.

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When a Deeply Entrenched Routine Becomes a Rut

Stuck in the Mud When summer changed to autumn last week, I suddenly became aware that I’d managed to stay indoors for the majority of the time. In and of itself, that would barely register on my event horizon, normally, … Continue reading

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“You Want the Truth? You Can’t Handle the Truth!”

Pleading the Fifth Amendment Oh, the irony of it all. Why plead the 5th, if you’re innocent? And here we thought that only the Mob did that. Hmm.

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When His Need for Speed Turned Deadly

James Dean’s Fatal Car Crash (September 30, 1955) Meet the ‘Little Bastard’. Dean Jeffries, who had a paint shop next to [George] Barris, did the customizing work which consisted of: painting ‘130’ in black non-permanent paint on the front hood, … Continue reading

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Irony: When an Ancient Legend Comes True

Pandora’s “Box” According to Hesiod, when Prometheus stole fire from heaven, Zeus, the king of the gods, took vengeance by presenting Pandora to Prometheus’ brother Epimetheus. Pandora opened a jar left in her care containing sickness, death and many other … Continue reading

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Even as the Days Get Darker, a Bright Light Still Exists

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There Are No Flies on Senator Kamala Harris

Pence looked pale, Harris robust. And, of course, Vice-President Mike Pence’s admonition of Senator Kamala Harris’ focus on how many people have died under his watch: “Don’t play politics with peoples’ lives.” Vice-Presidential Debate, Utah, October 7, 2020 (That’s all … Continue reading

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Message From The Universe?

Chris, Mind Your Own…

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