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I SKUNKED THE LANDLADY!!

Posted by Les Becker on August 31, 2014 in The Landlady |
SKUNKED!

Ruby and I have been playing cribbage together since early in 2007. Usually she wins – lots of times I get skunked, and now and again she’s double-skunked me. I don’t know how many games we’ve played in all that time, but I know how many times I’ve beaten her. Twice. Twice. One of those […]

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My Dad Died Several Years Before I Was Born…

Posted by Les Becker on August 28, 2014 in Oh Mother...!, The Father Chronicles |

My dad died in July of 2008. It’s still really weird to say that. I’ve been thinking about him a lot, lately, and I haven’t yet told the story about the first time he died, which was a few years before I was born. Except he wasn’t really dead… just… the whole town thought he […]

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Pledge a Favourite Crazy Person in the 2014 Muddy Moose Charge!

Posted by Les Becker on August 28, 2014 in Charitable Plugs |

Random Song-for-the-Day: “Come Together” – The Beatles

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Risking Life and Limb for ALS – Now That’s a Humanitarian!

Posted by Les Becker on August 28, 2014 in Charitable Plugs, Video... |

Random Song-for-the-Day: “Wake Up” – Arcade Fire

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The 2nd Annual Square One Block Party

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Case’s Music on Queen St. hosted the 2nd Annual Queen St. Block Party this weekend. I didn’t get to see it all – I was hampered by a 2 hour parking limit with a 15 minute walk to and from the event from the van. Are the days of The Walk-About gone? God, I hope […]

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I Have a Secret…

Posted by Les Becker on August 20, 2014 in Little Bits of Stupid, Music, Video... |

I think if I were to admit my deepest, darkest secret, it would have to be my dream of producing music videos. I have a really fantastic, eloquent sequence for the Cake tune, “Short Skirt, Long Jacket”, but it involves Val Kilmer circa 2001 and a woman stripping on a city street, so somehow I […]

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The “Edible – Maybe” Slideshow

Posted by Les Becker on August 18, 2014 in Photography, Slideshows |

Random Song-for-the-Day: “Just Like the Movies – Regina Spektor”

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Rest in Peace Ms Bacall…

Posted by Les Becker on August 12, 2014 in R.I.P. |

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Oh, Shazbot!

Posted by Les Becker on August 11, 2014 in R.I.P. |

Robin Williams made nearly 50 appearances on The Tonight Show. David Letterman gave him a wonderful tribute in return.

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There’s a New Guy in Our Midst…

Posted by Les Becker on August 2, 2014 in Photography, Real Life |

Em came home last week with a lizard. I had mixed feelings about this lizard, but felt the need to keep my mouth shut on this one – Em had been planning for him for so long…

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