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  • timoi

    Celebrate Your Freedom Of Choice, Hug A Librarian

    By timoi in On Another Note

    BANNED BOOKS WEEK ends today September 30th. It runs every last week of September every year since 1982. The reason for the event according to the American Library Association is to remind Americans not to take democratic freedom for granted. ...

  • timoi

    You Guys Got Some Opinions Alright...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    You know what I like about the Advocate blogs? The writers and the readers seem to be pretty educated people. If they don’t know much about a topic, they confess they don’t and proceed with their opinions I respect that. ...

  • kellirhea

    Vroom

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    I miss my Mustang 5.0 Throaty exhaust with 3-inch tubes that would echo. A wicked cam loping with a high lift, A reinforced tranny with a stick for a short-throw shift. Cobra intakes to breathe deeper, Make no mistake, this ...

  • timoi

    Advertising Doesn't Always Work II

    By timoi in On Another Note

    You know what always cracks me up? Commercials. I’m not talking about professional ones either, although some ad campaigns are truly original. No, I’m talking about these regional and local jobs that find their way on TV and especially radio. ...

  • kellirhea

    Now, Where Did We Leave Off?

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    So I’m back home from Dallas, where I stayed with my parents while I waited for flaky Rita to run her course. My husband and I brought along our four very angry kitties and our most treasured belongings as we ...

  • timoi

    If There Is a Lesson...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    So I'm back in Victoria, came back last night after I recieved word from my work that we would be coming back online Saturday morning. I left my cushy surroundings in San Marcos (Thanks to my sister in law) and ...

  • timoi

    Don't Mess With The Big Girl At The Dance

    By timoi in On Another Note

    I'm packing up to leave Victoria soon. It's harder than I thought. It's not sneaking up on us, and after Katrina, people are certainly in an uproar. Usually, I have tried so hard not to write about hurricanes or the ...

  • kellirhea

    Qualm Before the Storm

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    Though the sun is shining as brightly as ever in Victoria today, a dark cloud hangs over the city and the surrounding regions. The cloud casts shadows of uncertainty, of anxiety, of impending peril. The cloud portends the looming threat ...

  • timoi

    Primetime...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Category 4 or not... If that meterologist interupts the season premiere of "Lost" with anything more than a text crawl... There will be consequences and repercussions

  • timoi

    Sissies?

    By timoi in On Another Note

    I saw in the news today there is a report about kids’ lunchboxes. It seems as though many “soft” lunchboxes may or may not contain lead. According to the news story, many parents were in a rush to throw away ...

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