Monthly Archives: November 2013

Amoeba’s Lorica: The Postdoc

Sung to the tune of “The Boxer”, by (and with apologies to) Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. I’ve just been a college student But my story’s oft mistold, I have blown my credit rating On the thumbnail of illusions they … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Roots (A Meditation)

Roots. Rhymes with “boots”. Persons with boots on are firmly anchored to the soil. Well grounded. Except there are some places where “roots” is pronounced more like “ruts”. Rhymes with … another way to be well grounded. Or at least … Continue reading

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Dude and Dude: The Interlopers

“Tha what?” “Tha interlopers, dude. Means someone hornin’ onta yer turf.” “Bad vibe, dude. Good thing it ain’t ’bout ta happen ta us.” “Ya reckon?” “Yeah. Like, first we gotta have a turf ta horn in on. All we got’s … Continue reading

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