Pbur's Adventures

The life and times of Patrick Burleson

Monthly Archives: April 2011

Something Odd

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I discovered something odd about my thinking the other day. Some of you may not know this, but my mom died in 1984 when I was 6. The thing I discovered is how deeply this affects my thinking about other people and their parents. If someone older than me mentions that they are doing something […]

Hand Camp 2011

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This weekend we took the family to Hand Camp at Camp John Marc put on by the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital For Children. This is a camp for children with a limb difference between the ages of 4 and 9 and their families. We’ve been waiting to get to go to this camp since Brenden […]

I got a Kindle: Or, how I started reading novels again

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I’ve always been a reader. I started reading when I was around 3 or 4. I really picked up the pace in high school. I read all my assigned reading, plus most of what Michael Crichton and Stephen King had written up till that point. As an adult, that started slowing down as work, school […]

Every Horror Film Should Be Rated R

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A couple of nights ago I saw Insidious, a very creepy and excellent horror movie even though it was rated PG-13. I highly recommend you see if it you like scary movies. The TL;DR of what comes next is: Every horror film should be rated R. That night’s theater experience was somewhat ruined by the […]

Opening Day B-52 Flyover

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Since 2005, I’ve been attending the Texas Rangers Opening Day game. I’m not a huge baseball fan, but I do enjoy going to games and Opening Day is the best day to go. So much optimism of what can be when a season starts. One of the cool things they do during the National Anthem […]