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Heart and Brain: Grocery Shopping by The Awkward Yeti

It’s damn near impossible for me to pick a favorite from the Awkward Yeti series by Nick Seluk.  This piece is simply the one that started the whole thing for me.  It was love at first sight for both of these adorable characters.  Admittedly, the day I found it, I was all team heart, but as I’ve followed their adventures, I realize it all depends on the day for me.   If it is in your means, I highly recommend stopping by his store ( and supporting this amazing artist. * *I receive no portion of any sales.  Shop like you mean it all the same.  I’d love for him to continue doing what he does.  If you already have the books, check out the other swag!

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Two poems for the road

The Road Not Takenby Robert Frost TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood,And sorry I could not travel bothAnd be one traveler, long I stoodAnd looked down one as far as I couldTo where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair,And having perhaps the better claim,Because it was grassy and wanted wear;Though as for that the passing thereHad worn them really about the same, And both that morning equally layIn leaves no step had trodden black.Oh, I kept the first for another day!Yet knowing how way leads on to way,I doubted if I should ever come back. I shall be telling this with a sighSomewhere ages and ages hence:Two roads diverged in a wood, and I‚ÄĒI took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the difference. Ifby Rudyard Kipling If you can keep your head when all about youAre losing theirs and blaming it […]

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Kurt Vonnegut novels and collections

NOVEL¬†Player Piano¬†August 1952NOVEL¬†The Sirens of Titan¬†October 31, 1959PLAY¬†Penelope (Alternate title Happy Birthday, Wanda June)¬†1960NOVEL¬†Mother Night¬†1961COLLECTION¬†Canary in a Cathouse¬†September 1961PLAY¬†The Very First Christmas Morning¬†December 14, 1962‚ąö NOVEL¬†Cat‚Äôs Cradle¬†April 1963NOVEL¬†God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, or Pearls Before Swine¬†January 1965COLLECTION¬†Welcome to the Monkey House¬†August 1968PLAY¬†Fortitude¬†September 1968‚ąö NOVEL¬†Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children‚Äôs Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death¬†March 1969NOVEL¬†Dance with Death¬†March 1969‚ąö¬†NOVEL¬†Breakfast of Champions, or Goodbye Blue Monday¬†July 1973COLLECTION¬†Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons (Opinions)¬†1974‚ąö¬†NOVEL¬†Slapstick, or Lonesome No More!¬†October 1976NOVEL¬†Jailbird¬†September 1979‚ąö¬†COLLECTION¬†Palm Sunday: An Autobiographical Collage¬†1981NOVEL¬†Deadeye Dick¬†October 1982COLLECTION¬†Nothing Is Lost Save Honor: Two Essays¬†December 1984NOVEL¬†Gal√°pagos: A Novel¬†October 1985PLAY¬†Requiem¬†1987NOVEL¬†Bluebeard, the Autobiography of Rabo Karabekian (1916‚Äď1988)¬†October 1987NOVEL¬†Hocus Pocus¬†September 1990COLLECTION¬†Fates Worse Than Death: An Autobiographical Collage¬†September 5, 1991PLAY¬†Make Up Your Mind¬†1993PLAY¬†Miss Temptation¬†1993PLAY¬†L‚ÄôHistoire du Soldat¬†1993NOVEL¬†Timequake¬†September 22, 1997COLLECTION¬†Bagombo Snuff Box: Uncollected Short Fiction¬†August 1999COLLECTION¬†God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian¬†October 1999 (note: ¬†originally recorded as fictional radio interviews)COLLECTION¬†A Man Without a Country¬†September 15, 2005COLLECTION¬†Armageddon in Retrospect and Other New and Unpublished Writings on War and Peace¬†April […]

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