It’s an excellent coinkidink

Greetings People ~
Yes, it’s another reblog of some past material that I posted in the beginning of my blogging adventures. It’s been a busy week for me – so I thought I’d put forth this story that I absolutely LOVE…it has groin boils…GROIN BOILS! Enjoy

The Mercenary Researcher

I love a good story – I collect them like precious gems and show them to all my friends at any given moment. My favorite stories involve amazing coincidences.  I love the story of Smart Boy. However it’s just one of the bizzaro coinkidink stories in my collection.

This next one I like to call “Richard Philanthropy” – you’ll see why in a bit.

Like always, a little back story (no sobbing required, I promise).

In 1998, I got my MLA and landed a job as a systems librarian at North Carolina State University.  Scott quit his crappy job and we moved there – I wasn’t very happy (which is like saying ‘the Pope is sort of religious’).  However, amongst the daily misery of moving to ‘progressive’ Raleigh where I was told by an apartment manager that they didn’t ‘want my kind’ living there, (‘my kind’ referring to the…

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About Rutabaga the Mercenary Researcher

I'm a research librarian for Public Television, story teller, bike commuter, baker, music fiend, lover of reading & books, mother, wife, friend - and many more descriptive adjectives and nouns.
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15 Responses to It’s an excellent coinkidink

  1. Elyse says:

    I am so annoyed. I took a guided tour of the altar in Canterbury where Beckett was murdered and they didn’t mention the boils OR the live. But I too will always remember this factoid.

  2. I’m not sure that I followed all of this re-blog but I am compiling a cookbook and it will definitely have groin boils as a recipe.

    I just finished Alison Weir’s The Life of Elizabeth I (highly recommended) and that book and your re-blog now have me interested in both James I (after Elizabeth) and Richard III.

  3. A.J. Goode says:

    It’s a small, small world!

  4. The Hook says:

    The past is present.
    I loved this!

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