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1 Cosmic Coincidence and 3 Updates

So I’m in Calgary this weekend.  I went o'er t' th' local Mac’s convenience store t' get a slurpee and mail a letter, and as I’m in there payin', I put down me cell phone and weigh anchor it behind.

Guess who picked it up?

posted at 11:28 be on Jun. 29, 2008
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Maggie’s Broken Pegleg

Maggie decided today t' jump from me office window ledge down t' th' balcony outside th' kitchen.

When I heard th' thump, I ran downstairs and found that comely wench waitin' t' be let in.

posted at 1:19 pm on Jun. 26, 2008
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House Fer Sale ... Again

Dear universe,

Ye’ve been very good t' me lately.  Very good, in fact.  I’ve been gettin' into shape, collaboratin' well wi' shipmates, enjoyin' th' sun,  eatin' well, seein' maties, gettin' new clients.

So what’s up wi' this sign on me lawn?

posted at 1:46 be on Jun. 24, 2008
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Crab Salad Days

Today be a lovely day, and yesterday wasn’t half bad, either.  Friday, also lots o' goodness.

posted at 12:55 be on Jun. 16, 2008
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Why Indiana Jones and th' Kingdom o' th' Crystal Skull Be Lame

Me two word review o' th' new Indiana Jones movie struck some as bein' a little too terse (“Don’t. DON’T.”), but luckily I’m grog-filled t' rant.

Warnin', I pretty much give it all away, so don’t read if ye’re plannin' t' waste 2.05 hours o' yer life.

posted at 10:06 pm on Jun. 3, 2008
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