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Venting
Wed, 30 Jan 2013 06:48:00 -0700

 Jesus, the trite stoopid, it burns!

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Project prioritization
Thu, 17 Jan 2013 19:37:00 -0700

Gotta get some decisions made about which projects get attention. Otherwise, everything is just continuously spinny.

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Asimov on anti-intellectualism
Sun, 18 Mar 2012 19:00:00 -0700

"Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.' " -- Isaac Asimov

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Burning Man Bitchfest: Write a *NEW* article for a change!!
Mon, 23 Jan 2012 17:50:00 -0700

News: Too-cool internationalista discovers something besides furry boot covers at Burning Man.
Views: Apparently the urge to rewrite this same effing piece is irresistible to a certain percentage of people who finally get around to attending the damn festival.

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Fresh Smoked
Sun, 18 Dec 2011 23:48:00 -0700

Neon from the Viking

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Reflections on the external & internal
Sat, 08 Jan 2011 15:45:00 -0700

I saw the AA drill at second hand. Those people helped my mom pull out of the hole she'd dug, and she never did fall off the wagon after the day she finally called and they visited.

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Update: New layout
Sat, 11 Dec 2010 17:11:00 -0700

I've been thinking about fooling with the site layout for quite a while, and I finally made time for it. I like it so far. It's too plain -- needs some more detail/elaboration/whatever -- but it works as expected (thanks to a tiny javascript and some css -- very small footprint).

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Nocturnal storytelling: Greying brothers
Tue, 27 Apr 2010 19:40:00 -0700

I was living in a mountain town & working as the local librarian there. The dream has nothing to do with that job, but it was part of the situation. I was returning to work from somewhere, at some point during the middle of the day. As I approached a big open intersection -- maybe a cul de sac of some kind -- I saw a group of local brothers.

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Done!
Sat, 27 Mar 2010 23:30:00 -0700

I'm pretty happy with the results of my shirt-making adventure.

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Chrome Guitar
Sun, 21 Mar 2010 06:28:00 -0700

Low-res, chunk-phone-photo goodness from Ziggie's

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Dogs?
Sat, 20 Mar 2010 16:19:00 -0700

Battling church marquees.

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Quest Quashed!
Sun, 07 Mar 2010 16:20:00 -0700

My quest for the perfect ginger-bourbon cocktail remains unfulfilled.

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Finger of Cloud
Sun, 28 Feb 2010 00:46:00 -0700

In which meteorological anomalies abound.

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Force the filibuster, already
Fri, 26 Feb 2010 04:44:00 -0700

I sent this message to my U.S. Senators, as well as the neglibible person who succeeded Pat Schroeder to represent my district in the House.

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Nocturnal Storytelling: On an art car into the unknown . . .
Sat, 20 Feb 2010 18:41:00 -0700

So I woke up from this LONG elaborate Burning Man dream. It was late spring, going into summer, IOW time to get the annual plan going and commence building stuff. Ivy and I were camping out in this vast backyard of some house . . .

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Honey, you can have as many as you want.
Thu, 03 Dec 2009 05:56:00 -0700

I am suddenly and powerfully reminded of an incident when Yahoo no. 1 was 6 or 7 years old.

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Tell Me a Story 6
Fri, 30 Oct 2009 23:03:00 -0700

The dive downward into the murk started out as a bolt for freedom, but elation rapidly faded as the water quality degraded and light dimmed with every inch of travel. Soap was the dominant theme of the stagnant soup . . .

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Welcome! This is a personal sandbox, diary, scrapbook site built around DotNetNuke. It provides a place to log curiosities and bits of information while trying out some web display ideas that aren't necessarily ready for the professional portfolio and blog site. It's also a convenient place to gather news headlines, like the Reuters feeds below.
 

Western and Arab allies try to coordinate Syria rebel aid
Sat, 22 Jun 2013 14:57:05 -0700
Snowden charges first step in perhaps long extradition
Sat, 22 Jun 2013 13:47:22 -0700
Analysis: After the Fed shock, markets set for more turmoil
Sat, 22 Jun 2013 12:04:25 -0700
Pentagon flash drive ban has many exceptions
Sat, 22 Jun 2013 12:02:43 -0700
India monsoon floods kill at least 560; thousands missing
Sat, 22 Jun 2013 10:36:08 -0700
Nelson Mandela remains in 'serious but stable' condition: government
Sat, 22 Jun 2013 10:06:19 -0700
Snowden extradition battle in Hong Kong could go on for years
Sat, 22 Jun 2013 07:16:54 -0700
Brazil's president pledges to hold dialogue with protesters
Sat, 22 Jun 2013 06:32:18 -0700
Europe unable to break impasse on who pays when banks fail
Sat, 22 Jun 2013 03:26:00 -0700
Egypt Islamists warn opponents with huge pro-Mursi rally
Sat, 22 Jun 2013 00:45:23 -0700
U.S. files criminal charges against Snowden over leaks: sources
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 23:57:35 -0700
Backlash grows against Brazilian protests after riots
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 23:32:33 -0700
Former Enron CEO Skilling's sentence cut to 14 years
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 23:26:49 -0700
Egypt Islamists warn opponents with huge pro-Mursi rally
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 23:08:55 -0700
Facebook admits year-long data breach exposed 6 million users
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 23:08:34 -0700
Facebook admits year-long data breach exposed 6 million users
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 23:08:34 -0700
Facebook admits year-long data breach exposed 6 million users
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 23:08:32 -0700