This is Ridiculous

M. M. De Voe
random thoughts of a New Yorker who was born Lithuanian in Texas
Created 17 Feb 2021
  • The Stars at Night are Big & Bright
    29 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Well, Howdy there, folks! I spent all week home with my Lithuanian family in Texas. My hometown of College Station looks like a spawning field for upscale strip malls. Everyone in any car had to liste...
  • You don't have time for this
    21 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 2 2
    Greetings person who has been trying so hard not to get into it but oh my gosh these people, who are they and how did your genetics intermingle with theirs? if you want to talk religion, sit at this t...
  • I love you
    14 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 1 2
    Let’s go for coffee, huh? if this doesn’t make you want to give up coffee nothing will Are we friends? That’s an interesting question the longer you live, isn’t it? If you befriended someone in third ...
  • Does it always have to be scintillating?
    07 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Greetings unruly souls, Hope you had a lovely Halloween. Mine was glamorous and lively and full of costumed dinners, theater, and (masked) balls. We spent the actual night of Halloween at the Poetry B...
  • Jumpscare
    31 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    BOO! (she wrote, knowing full well that your inbox is full of stupid Halloween puns. Sometimes simple is better.) HAPPY HALLOWEEN! This is not my Halloween costume. This is my day-before Halloween cos...
  • Questions of universal size
    24 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Oh, ye angels dancing on the head of a pin, Rise and be counted! Went to visit Manchild at college this weekend. Saw the above statue. Wondered who created it. Engendered some deep conversations. Manc...
  • And they all live happily ever after
    17 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    All rise, ye who believe in fairy tales! (She needs better shoes.) I hope you’re all standing. Today’s my 29th wedding anniversary. Yeah, you’re sitting down now, ain’tcha? Ha! On our to do list: goin...
  • Inherent bias
    10 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Hi there, all you non-Centaurs: sometimes things just look wrong (image: My husband has a t-shirt that has a little American flag on the sleeve. It looks like this: Every time I see it I ...
  • Narcissistic Forests
    04 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Hey there, admirers of fall foliage! Nature admiring herself. I happen to be a massive admirer of autumn colors. As you (mostly) know, I grew up in Texas where the season of fall is literally about a ...
  • If you are not human
    26 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Greetings, Terrans, So. it’s the 21st annual UFO fest coming up. Anyone going? Some good numerology is in the picture: 2021, 21st annual? No? Not in the plans? (image from Plan 9 from Outer Space) Spe...
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