Monthly Archives: August 2010

Forgotten But Not Gone

I was lounging on a float in the pool the other day, enjoying the soft movement of the water, when it struck me: whatever happened to waterbeds? Then I started thinking about items that seem so common — and then … Continue reading

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To Praise a Thief

Note: In the days of our youth, networks would broadcast summer programming that didn’t quite fit with the rest of the television schedule. Consider this Middle-Age Cranky’s offbeat summer programming. We will return to our regularly scheduled crankiness next week. … Continue reading

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The Liberal’s Dilemma

I suspect that the high level of apathy among voters in America stems from the fact that analyzing most issues give them a headache. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve realized there are no easy answers. If you follow the effects … Continue reading

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Los Angeles, 1962

There is a time and a place that sings to us in the middle of the night. Though real at one time, it is now a place of dreams, of fantasies, or curiosity. It is a place so vivid and … Continue reading

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Seven More Things That Really Frost Me About Middle Age

Last summer, I blogged about seven things I found truly aggravating about middle age. As long as I keep getting aggravated, I may have to make this an annual item. #1 – Road Food. Last year, I lamented that it … Continue reading

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