The Other Abyss

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  • Vintage Editorials

    William Eric Freeman

    I do remember thinking that the “consequence” for revealing “classified” information seemed a little distant and out of context. There certainly wasn’t anything I could do, I didn’t know the person, didn’t know if the dossier was just a joke done in poor taste, or a metaphor for something I didn’t yet understand, or whether it could be taken seriously at all. And, since I was the only one in the classroom who saw the material, there was no temptation to discuss the contents with the teacher who showed she wanted none of it, or the other students, which probably would have deemed my assertions unbelievable anyway, thereby making me a fool in the eyes of my fourth grade peers.

    The Plant

    Admittedly, the plants in my yard usually get mowed over, but somehow this one escaped this year due to it’s position between groundhog tunnels. When it first started to bolt, I took notice and started watching it grow. When the crown, or seed pod, got to a foot tall, I figured that would be about the end of it. Not to be.

    My Encounter With Danny Golden

    Under the circumstances, someone less experienced and less mature than myself, might not have been able to read the wild-eyed officer as well, and there is no question that he was ready to shoot to kill. Someone else would’ve probably been dead. That was my assessment when it happened, and it still is today.

    Congratulations Doug Jones

    My Statement On Twitter…

    TOCC TV Responsive Update

    The TOCC TV changeover is mostly complete with less problems and more success that I anticipated. Now styled not just for full screen and one size fits all mobile, the new responsive design changes for your tablet, your smaller tablet or phone, and two more smaller sizes. Surfing has never been so easy and practical !!!

    Onion | Petraeus Weds Broadwell | Terry Jones Officiating | Jill Kelley Asks Threesome

    When I started checking references for this column I had in mind something cheeky and gratuitous. The trysts of the rich and famous bore me. Then it got juicy and even more serious than I expected – and cheeky and gratuitous…