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CaptCliff’s Restaurant Review of Din Tai Fung

How can I begin to describe an authentic Shanghai steamed dumpling that one does not (God forbid) gulp down or drown in store bought chili oil but instead allows to dance on one’s tongue until it decides on it’s own … Continue reading

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Claire Mazer and the Talking Unicorn

  by Cliff Mazer, Ph.D., aka CaptCliff We live in what’s now called a quantum universe. While that means nothing to most people, to others it denotes something extremely complex and exciting ( typically folks with large brains who enjoy … Continue reading

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Bags of Balinese Dicks

    The Balinese people are a sweet, kind, artistically inclined populace. They paint, sculpt, carve wood, dance, and mass produce thousands of colorfully decorated penises for the tourist trade. Yes I said penises. I cant say I know for … Continue reading

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Out of the Ashes I Rise

  Out of the ashes I rise. I am preparing for a two week trip to Bali on Saturday to meet a pen pal from Melbourne.  Son #2 (Eli) has taken electric sheep shears (rented from the Tool Shed at … Continue reading

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Emess: The Unvarnished Truth

When I think of being REALLY honest (truthful) with myself and with others I think of the Yiddish word Emess. Two sources come to mind: 1) my mother who always said “It’s the Emess”, when she either told the truth, … Continue reading

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CaptCliff and His Phily Girl/Tinkerbell With Brass Knuckles

  Hurt by Johnny Cash:    https://youtu.be/vt1Pwfnh5pc Soundtrack for this long and winding missive to myself: “Just Dropped In” by Kenny Rogers: (push link now):  Just Dropped In                         … Continue reading

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A Crazed Psychologist Explains Why Things Are So Crazy

     I think most people would agree the world is pretty crazy right now. I’m not referring to traditional forms of mental illness or psychiatric disorders but a more insidious cultural phenomena displayed by a deeply divided and highly … Continue reading

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