uglY cOUsin

uglY cOUsin

A general interest site for the generally disinterested

7 LESSER KNOWN REENACTMENT SOCIETIES And three that didn’t make the cut–even with my low standards I’ve always been intrigued by people who participate in Civil War groups and Renaissance Fairs.  Their dedication to historical knowledge and accuracy impresses me.  I suppose I’m a fan of passion in action–regardless of what form it takes.  Still, […]

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NOTES FROM THE BASEMENT FILES When I pass the oven at certain times of day, like 3:50, I wonder if I’m heating something.  The numbers cease to be clock or temperature reading–just indeterminate.  I must pause, open the door, and feel for heat.  Then 3:51 hits and it becomes a clock again.   A shirtless […]

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uglYcOUsin doesn’t listen to the prevailing wisdom that a website has to be “about something.”  So limiting. We don’t like to fit in a niche for the same reason we don’t like poinsettias–both provoke heated yet boring arguments about pronunciation. Instead, we will begin defining ourselves in terms of what we are and aren’t, eventually […]

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