January 31, 2013
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A couple of quick thoughts…

On this Thursday, I would like to leave you with a couple of quick thoughts as we head into the weekend. Well, weekend-ish. My last post for the week, anyway. This isn’t really a “post post,” but I’ve got a … Continue reading

January 29, 2013
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Fun with city nicknames

Marketing. Selling yourself. Getting people to want to know more about you. I am good at none these things. Neither, as it turns out, are most cities. States and cities spend hundreds of thousands of dollars (yes, really) coming up … Continue reading

January 24, 2013
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A Conversation With My Roommate, The TV Show “How It’s Made”

How It’s Made, the Science channel program that shows viewers how everyday, ordinary objects are made, has moved into my apartment. It’s been challenging.  :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Good morning, buddy. How are you feeling? Boy, you got in late last night! What … Continue reading

January 22, 2013
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I respond to spam.

As with any blog, I get a large amount of spam sent in the form of comments to the blog. They’re usually something like, “You have the best blog I have ever read! What a fantastic writer you are! Sincerely, … Continue reading

January 21, 2013
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Hope everyone had a great weekend! I flew to North Carolina as part of a surprise party for my older sister, who is turning 40. It was all arranged by her wonderful fiance, and it was lots of fun. Drinks … Continue reading

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