Category Archives: Reality is a Harsh Mistress

(In)famous

Look at this silliness. Civil War re-enactment a 'hobby' to many, a way of life for some (via NewsWorks) June 27, 2013 By┬áPeter Crimmins, @petercrimmins When you spend a third of your annual income, and take all the time you … Continue reading

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Moving

So ends my second attempt to live in the big city. While we all wait for what happens next, here are some interesting facts: I moved twice to the big city five years apart: 2005 to Nashville, 2010 to Philadelphia. … Continue reading

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Comedy

High comedy, this was, high comedy. Leave the house at the typically obnoxiously early hour required to make the usual obnoxiously long commute. Luckily find out on the way down the street that the Turnpike has been closed for the … Continue reading

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Fortune

A long time ago the Good Lord and I made a deal. Mostly the deal involved trading happiness for good luck. Then I got greedy and thought I could have happiness and luck and the Lord decided I might not … Continue reading

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Northeast

I’ve been struggling with my impending move to northeastern Pennsylvania. I don’t much like the Philadelphia/South Jersey axis that I live in now but can’t generate much enthusiasm for the northeastern corridor and I can’t figure out why. There are … Continue reading

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