Monthly Archives: July 2009

California Snapshots

The wife and I took a long lunch today to drop by our credit union and hand over our California tax refund check registered warrant/IOU in exchange for loan papers. Hadn’t planned on actually redeeming the thing until its October … Continue reading

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Strange

I don’t see this surprisingly reasonable (considering the source) statement as some sort of CYA essay, so why does Commenter #1 say to Vanderboegh: Mike, Thanks for the “sermon”. In these days of ratcheting tension, it’s nice to have a … Continue reading

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More Sadness

Chris Byrne, of Anarchangel blog, just had to put down his beloved Mac. I’ve been through this sort of thing with three pets in my life, and it rips you apart every time. Sorry for your loss, Chris.

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RNS Quote of the Day: 07/31/09

This is why I don’t buy downloads of my music. Or if I do, I burn it to disc and rip it from the disc as an un-DRM’d mp3 file. We reject the view that copyright owners and their licensees … Continue reading

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Auto

Autobiography. Autograph. Autoerotic. Autobeclown. Paul Krugman autobeclowns. Real world, this is Mr. Krugman. Mr. Krugman, this is the real world.

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Some People’s Children

I knew as soon as I saw the PayPal button that there was going to be drama for the gunnies attempting to win the Project Valor – IT raffle 1911. It didn’t take long at all. If you haven’t yet, … Continue reading

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The Soundboard: Beer drinkin’ music Edition

Well, I suppose that this tunage would only really be found suitable if Mr. and Mrs. Obama and Mr. Gates sit around the fireplace drinking a second or third beer after Officer Crowley leaves. We had to tear this muthfucka … Continue reading

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Boomershoot Picture of the Day No. 1

The humble KitchenAid mixer is an essential piece of bomb-making reactive target construction equipment. From Boomershoot 2009. Photo copyright © 2009 Xenia Joy. Click to embiggen.

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Boomershoot Picture of the Day No. 2

Bonnie of Squeaky Wheel Seeks Grease blog. From Boomershoot 2009. Photo copyright © 2009 Xenia Joy. Click to embiggen.

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Boomershoot Picture of the Day No. 3

Another view of Bonnie and her beau. As a first-time spotter-shooter combo, they did very, very well. From Boomershoot 2009. Photo copyright © 2009 Xenia Joy. Click to embiggen.

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