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“Counting the Horrors” by Richard F. Yates

…what the G.O.P. is doing—they are crafting law based on THEIR religion and actively excluding other beliefs. This is the exact behavior that the Founding Fathers foresaw and attempted to prevent. —Richard F. Yates (Primitive Thoughtician and Supreme Bunny Lord … Continue reading

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“Benny Blue Devil” by Richard F. Yates

Benny Blue Devil drank so much liquor that his eyes became scribbles and his arms and legs degenerated to thin lines. Still, he was the life of the party at most events, and received lots of donations to his crowdfunding … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 113: The Vampyre; A Tale”

John William Polidori – The Vampyre; A Tale (1819) Nearly 80 years before Bram Stoker published Dracula, John William Polidori gave us Lord Ruthven, a sallow, unpleasant aristocrat who fascinated the ladies and led nearly anyone who had anything to … Continue reading

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“Angie’s Shindig @ Neeta & James’s House, Longview, WA, USA”

After DJing for seven hours the day before (and having a great time), Mariah and I packed up our gear (my little, mobile DJ set-up), hit a coffee shop drive-thru, and got to our friends’, Neeta and James, house at … Continue reading

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“Soggy Company Picnic, 11 Aug. ’18 @ Tam O’Shanter Park, Kelso, WA, USA” by Richard F. Yates

Saturday the 11th of August, Mariah and I braved the weather, which was inhospitable, to attend the opening ceremony of the Relay for Life of Cowlitz County at the Coweeman Middle School track in Kelso, WA. As we trudged from … Continue reading

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“Winged Beast (A Shopping Icon)” by Richard F. Yates

As I finished writing my shopping suggestions on a chunk of cardboard (we’ve got lots of saved cardboard laying around the house for emergency purposes), I flipped my list over and drew a winged creature, as a sort of protective … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 112: The Declaration of Independence & The Constitution of the United States”

Pauline Maier and various old, dead dudes – The Declaration of Independence & The Constitution of the United States (1998/2008) Here’s a weird one. I’m reading a book with no vampires in it. No robots, no superheroes, no magicians, no … Continue reading

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