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On Moonlight

I have not yet seen “Moonlight,” but will now; not for the Oscar, but because I used to swap between Fuji and Kodak for artistic effect: …the three chapters of the film were designed to imitate different film stocks. The … Continue reading

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On Brave New World

Spivonomist comments on Huxley’s masterpiece with a line guaranteed to intrigue (emphasis mine): If you’re anything like me, you haven’t read Aldous Huxley’s 1932 classic A Brave New World since you were awaiting a slightly overdue deployment in a piss-yellow … Continue reading

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Well That’s Interesting

Walter Russell Mead neatly catches the irony that, just as Obama handed the Palestinians a resounding political victory, a sober look at the situation suggests that the Palestinians have not been this weak, this divided, or this helpless in many … Continue reading

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It’s been a while

Yeah, so I guess I owe an explanation. The new job is going well, productivity wise and project coolness wise, but damn, the boss and I are not getting along for the past couple weeks and I’m not sure how … Continue reading

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Head down. Pushing forward

The first unfinished project I walked into at the new job is a custom fabrication of an interior for a food truck. I hate this vehicle with a passion and worry that if I ever see it on the street … Continue reading

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There Goes My Bank Account

…seen on Facebook: “Find out the Snap-On part number for what you want. Go to amazon and paste in the part number with “Williams”. You’re welcome.” This is not what to say to a completist. Snap-On’s outrageous (yet understandable) pricing … Continue reading

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Still Alive

Just barely. Between a late return from Boomershoot and an early start to work the next morning, and the morning after that, I haven’t even had a chance to unpack completely. Never mind about cleaning the rifles. I’ve already decided … Continue reading

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If you want to get debt

Because this is how you get debt. The nation of Finland is on the verge of a very significant governmental experiment. The world will be watching closely and, if it works, it will surely spread widely to other countries. Finland … Continue reading

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The Good Stuff

While I was chatting up one of the LPN’s at a recent doctor’s appointment, we got on the subject of history. She mentioned that she regularly listened to a podcast titled simply “The British History Podcast” and suggested it was … Continue reading

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A Test

Which one of these sentences was an actual headline Surprise: Firing Bad Truck Drivers Improves Logistical Performance, Study Says Surprise: Firing Bad Welders Improves Structural Integrity, Study Says Surprise: Firing Bad Cooks Improves Flavor of Meals, Study Says Surprise: Firing … Continue reading

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