Michael Joseph Ratcliffe
Olney Illinois
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5y 10mo
January 3, 2015
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The Lamb still lives at Persona Paper

So it appears I am not dead. I have killed myself/been killed off everywhere else, I do believe, although I exist under a different persona at another site which is where I most normally am at. But I heard some time back that this site was 'ac
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Posted in Persona Paper on January 30, 2017

Warning - you may be sorry if you uninstall Quicktime

So a few days ago, I came across several articles that were saying if you run Quicktime on a Windows computer, you should uninstall it. Apparently, Apple is no longer going to do updates for it for Windows, and there is some type of security risk that will
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Posted in Technology on April 20, 2016

Literary classics

I love how Louie is always trying to broaden his perspective by reading classic literature. However, he only got about halfway through Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" before he looked at me in disgust and complained that the title of the book was rath
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Posted in Animals on January 27, 2015

Free Lance, yeah

You just gotta love some people. Well, I guess actually you don't GOTTA, but... I saw it at the B place a few times...and then I saw it again today here. Someone has on their profile "I am a free lance writer blah blah blah" and then VOILA! you start loo
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Posted in Writing on January 19, 2015

Comment spam at Persona...

Well well what have we here? SPAMMER ALERT!!! MaeLou you or someone might like to keep an eye on this person...or maybe just throw them out the door. I hate spam...of any kind. Don't like the food kind and definitely don't like the online kind. I u
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Posted in Persona Paper on January 19, 2015

Masters of the Art of Disdain...

Anyone that is owned by a cat knows that this is true. That look they give you when you do something that displeases them. I get them from Louie occasionally, especially if I dare interrupt him while he naps. And sometimes, I get them from him jus
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Posted in Animals on January 17, 2015

Fox News biased reporting bludgeons Dish Network into accepting rate increases for news show

Dish Network was finally beaten into submission by Fox News and forced to accept higher rates by the news giant after a three week stand-off in which Fox was not available on Dish due to contract disputes. Fox accused Dish of 'censoring' the network from
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Posted in Breaking News on January 15, 2015

...and they all lived happily ever after.

So I was reading a book last night, and went to fix some supper. And I came back to find Louie D Cat had stolen my book. emoticon :angry: I didn't even know he could read! But he was cool about it and let me have it back...he even saved my place for me. But
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Posted in Animals on January 15, 2015

Freedom OF religion...not FROM it...

So I saw someone today offended because Duke University broadcasts the Muslim Call to Prayer...and they said that if they are going to do that, then they should broadcast the Lord's Prayer also. Of course, the call to prayer is NOT a prayer in itself...bu
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Posted in Spirituality on January 15, 2015

It's a Louie kind of thing...

So sometimes thinks I spend too much time on the computer. And then he'll remind me "Hey...Dad...I am here". Never pushy about it...always polite and well mannered...and so hard to resist. emoticon :smile: I'll be typing away, and suddenly he'll reach up from
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Posted in Animals on January 8, 2015

Comments (12)

Hello..Im following you now.

May 25, 2016, 2:41 PM

hi following you , have a good day.

December 19, 2015, 12:19 AM

Where are you ?The post on Jan 27 seems to be your last post though you do log in occasionally.

March 19, 2015, 1:56 AM

Interesting articles. Love those cats. Am following you

February 22, 2015, 3:40 AM

I was surprised when I saw you mention PP on FB last week, I think. But, welcome. I've been absent a while, but I'm trying to get my rear in gear here and that B place, too.

February 6, 2015, 9:14 PM

I make a comment there and boom! It's open here too! :)) Me a rusty old fan...

January 26, 2015, 12:24 PM

Hi there! Nice to see you here. Hope it's a good year for both of us.

January 3, 2015, 11:05 PM

Just finished following you :) Have a great day!

January 3, 2015, 10:59 PM

Hi there! Happy to follow you.

January 3, 2015, 7:27 PM

Hi there! So good to be back, this feels like home!

January 3, 2015, 3:35 PM