Rethinking Whimsy

Whimsy. Do you know this word? It sounds a bit weak to my ears. It does not have the gravity I generally like in my language. In my mind’s eye, I imagine fluffy clouds and sparkles and frilly, fruffy things. And yet, I am coming to suspect, I need a bit more whimsy in my […]

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Alien Jerky

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.  (Hamlet, scene v.) So true, so true.  I found out how true this past summer while driving outside of Las Vegas.  Heading west out of the city we began, almost immediately, to see a series of billboards mysteriously advertising “Alien Jerky“. […]

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