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Side Effects

May 7, 2017


The best laid plans of mice and men / Gang aft agley. — Robert Burns You never know what’ll happen. You start one thing and that sets off something else you didn’t expect, and pretty soon you’re in a whole different situation. For instance, not long ago I had oral surgery and ended up with […]

It’s a Crazy World

June 11, 2015


We never expected… …that the Arab Spring would make people worse off. …that a pope would resign … and an Argentine replace him. …that Chinese Communists would choose the next religious leader of Tibet. …that Saudi Arabia would “Rock the Casbah” by bombing its own ally. …that Irish law would force Catholic bakers to prepare […]