I'm just an animal looking for a home

July 4, 2011
by mitcharf

“This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)” by Talking Heads

My all-time favorite rendition of my all-time favorite song (and my blog’s namesake). “I feel numb, born with a weak heart, guess I must be having fun…” “I’m just an animal looking for a home, share the same space for … Continue reading

April 2, 2011
by mitcharf
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It has been pointed out to me (thank you, Ms. Griffin) that someone reading my posts on subjects like religion, philosophy, etc, could get the impression that I think I have all the answers and am unbending in my beliefs. … Continue reading

November 24, 2010
by mitcharf

Winter my ass

It’s around 84 in my house, but I am refusing to run my air conditioner on principle.  It is fucking November.  Almost December!  It should not be this hot.  I’m not asking for snow or anything, just, you know, not … Continue reading

November 21, 2010
by mitcharf

Nostalgia is hard work!

It took me all night, but I finally finished transcribing the entries from the first (of three) notebook of my paper journal.  The entries span from August 26, 1989 through August 20, 1991.  It was interesting, albeit embarrassing, going through … Continue reading