Monthly Archive: May 2008

May 31 2008

Tattoo parlor or law office?

Dr. Darling and I were out running errands this afternoon and passed a tattoo parlor we’d never noticed before, probably because the facade of the building looks more like that of a law or accounting firm. I have toyed with the idea of getting tattoo for years, and part of the reason I haven’t pulled …

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May 30 2008

New York to Back Same-Sex Unions From Elsewhere

New York Orders State Agencies to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages New York Governor David Paterson has issued a directive that all state agencies must revise their policies to recognize same-sex marriages that were legally performed in other states and countries.   Original Entry

May 29 2008

God’s gift to sandwiches

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NOTE: I had to replace the original photo of MY sandwich with a Wikipedia image dure to the site where it was stored going dark. Behold my rendition of what I honestly believe is the most perfect sandwich in the world. Yes, I’m speaking of the BLT. Why is the simple combination of bacon, lettuce and …

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May 28 2008

Prodigy Personified

When I first heard this jaw-droppingly beautiful arrangement of U2’s “With or Without You” for acoustic guitar I thought to myself, "Bono had to have crapped his pants when he heard this." Then I realized it was being played by a 10-year-old kid and I revised that thought to, "Bono surely shit a golden brick …

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May 27 2008

Ice? What ice?!

This is part of a bank of trash containers at my local Burger King in Malmö, Sweden (and yes, Dr. Darling thought I was total weirdo for taking a picture of it while we waited for our BKool ice creams on Sunday).   At any rate, there are two more bins to the left of …

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May 27 2008

More pride in my Episcopalianism

Calif. Episcopal Church to Perform Same-Sex Weddings I know that the most compelling argument for same-sex marriage focuses on the civil contract recognized by the government, but this story really moved me. Here’s a quote from the Rev. Canon J. Edwin Bacon Jr. of All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena: “I am honored to serve …

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May 24 2008

Twittering Eurovision

Just in case you’re feeling Eurovision Song Contest deprived, I’m twittering the campy competition here: http://twitter.com/shazzer I’m going to need more gin and tonic water. The limes on hand should hold. Mobile post sent by Shazzer using Utterz. Replies.   Original Entry

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