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  • kellirhea

    My DVR had stood—a Loaded Gun—

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    It’s not too obvious that I’ve been studying poetry for the past few months, is it? I have a life. And this so-called life requires certain things of me. It requires me to be away from my television set at ...

  • timoi

    My Musical Roots 2: The White Brothers

    By timoi in On Another Note

    The White Brothers are a trio of brothers that have been a major part of my musical life. Throughout my musical career, there has always been at least one of the trio in my band, playing right alongside me. Musicians ...

  • kellirhea

    Found: A Sturdy Pair of Sea Legs

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    Yesterday was, and I apologize for the banality, the first day of the rest of my life. I graduated from University of Houston-Victoria. No amount of eloquence can accurately recreate the feelings I experienced as I set sail from the ...

  • timoi

    The Lion, The Witch, And The Religious Right

    By timoi in On Another Note

    The first installment of “Chronicles Of Narnia” opens today. It’s got a look reminiscent of the Tolkien trilogy, and that should bring a lot of people to the theater. Not to mention, that the Chronicles Of Narnia has been loved ...

  • kellirhea

    Zany Miscellany: Christmas Edition

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    A friend of the Vicad blogs, TitanKT, has thoughtfully provided a fun list of holiday-related questions that will guide my “Ten Things” for this week—and the coming weeks, as well. When is the best time to open presents? I open ...

  • timoi

    10 more?

    By timoi in On Another Note

    I'm about 6 days late with this... or 1 day early. 10 more things about me. 10. I like to eat Wheat Thins after they have been chilled in the fridge 9.I have no middle name, so I often say ...

  • timoi

    For The Kids

    By timoi in On Another Note

    I love Christmas. I think I get it from my mom. This time of year, she’s the happiest she will be all year. (Of course her birthday was yesterday, so that might have something to do with it.) At this ...

  • kellirhea

    Say It

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    “Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” Dylan Thomas wrote this famous line about his father’s last living moments in the poem “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night.” Although Thomas’s poem is really about death, it speaks ...

  • timoi

    Start The Record, Get Out The Stick, It's Limbo Time

    By timoi in On Another Note

    According to a news story on Yahoo News, a committee of theologians is going to ask the Pope to eliminate the teaching of Limbo in the Catholic Catechism. You can read the story here: Pope Suspend Limbo?? Now, I’m a ...

  • kellirhea

    Another Installment of Zany Miscellany

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    Here are my ten items for this fine Thursday: I prefer cool, rainy days to hot, sunny days. And yes, I am aware that I reside in wrong region to expect this sort of weather with any regularity. I am ...

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