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September 17th, 2011 Comments off

Mais Porquoi?

September 10th, 2011 1 comment

I call this photo exhibit, “Mon chien est gros, mais pourquoi?” For some reason, this is much funnier to me in French. Click the pictures for a rough translation. Mon chien est gros, mais pourquoi?         Fini.

The Ghost of Gigagiggles Past (7 of 7)

September 9th, 2011 Comments off

Calling originally posted June 3, 2009 You live on the shore of a country where the wind is rare. To pass the time, you build a boat. The project is preposterous, and your friends are quick to tell you so. There is no wind. You make yourself busy with the work of the day, and [...]

The Ghost of Gigagiggles Past (5 of 7)

September 7th, 2011 Comments off

Note from the future: This post from the original Gigagiggles predates the invention of titles. The laptop discussed below still sits in my office. I’m afraid if I disconnect it from the power grid, it will cause a disturbance I’ll have to answer for to Homeland Security. Originally posted October 7, 2003 I’m getting a [...]

The Ghost of Gigagiggles Past (2 of 7)

September 4th, 2011 Comments off

Timequake - originally posted August 14, 2005 I’ve always liked Kurt Vonnegut’s writing style.  Absurd situations punctuated with moments of poignancy – his stories match my experience.  Life is bizarre, inscrutable and occassionally, momentarily, incredibly beautiful. In Timequake, speaking in his own voice, Vonnegut tells of a real conversation he had with his dying ex-wife:

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