Category Archives: Personal

The history of our times is written in our trash bins.

Late yesterday afternoon, I parked in front of the building where I live and started walking toward my apartment carrying a sixer of Neshaminy Creek Trauger Pils in one hand and sixer of Yards ESA in the other, wearing an … Continue reading

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Remember when some jackass wrote this a little over two weeks back?

Paragraphs which… will be a recurring feature at Liquid Diet from now on, as is Push Pin Wisdom. A major difference will be that the posts under that rubric will, more often  than not, be supplemented by commentary by Your … Continue reading

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Paragraphs that Make Me Think — 02 July 2014

From here “According to a report from the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU), building on previous studies that suggested plant growth can be influenced by sound and that plants respond to wind and touch, researchers used a collaboration of audio and … Continue reading

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Count me among those who thought this comic would NEVER be adapted for movies, much less TV.

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg have begun breaking down the story for the pilot episode of  Preacher, their AMC TV show adaptation of the comic series by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon. Why did I think that one of my … Continue reading

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Paragraphs That Make Me Think. — 30 June 2014

I posted the below on the Book of Face a day or two ago. After deep consideration and a couple of beers, I decided it should have been posted here first and then gone off to that vast wasteland of … Continue reading

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Push Pin Wisdom — 22 June 2014

“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” –Mark Twain [This is an occasional series of snippets of wisdom, humor or dismay about the state of the world in which we live, the sorts of … Continue reading

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Push Pin Wisdom — 21 June 2014

“Home is the place where, when you go there, they have to take you in — unless they’ve moved to a one-bedroom condo in Boca Rotan.” –Cutline from a cartoon by Barbara Smaller in the New Yorker, June 23 cover … Continue reading

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Push Pin Wisdom — 12 June 2014

“You can safely assume you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.” –Anne Lamott [This is an occasional series of snippets of wisdom, humor or dismay about the … Continue reading

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A long time ago, we used to be friends…

Just watched the Veronica Mars movie. I enjoyed it but I’d guess  it’s something that only original fans really care about. Either way, great theme song.

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Push Pin Wisdom — 08 June 2014

“When God closes a door, he opens a dress.” –Roger Stern (Mad Men) [This is an occasional series of snippets of wisdom, humor or dismay about the state of the world in which we live, the sorts of things we … Continue reading

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