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The Robots Are Coming! Part 1

In keeping with my temporary/permanent “eschew bitching about politics” initiative I’m going to point out a place of agreement between me (a deplorable, fire-breathing, small “l” libertarian, who clings to his guns and religion) and the most hippy-rific, socialist, dreadlocked, … Continue reading

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Road To Portland: Part 11: Becoming A Henchman

Doogie insisted on making a few purchases en route to what he was now calling “the rendezvous”. At an all-night convenience store Billy was instructed to lurk around the pumps looking suspicious. This was supposedly for the purpose of letting … Continue reading

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Road To Portland: Part 10: Escape From Academia

Billy’s mission to retrieve Doogie wasn’t without risk. Unless they were as dumb as they looked, campus security had figured out Billy had a hobby of throwing bricks through the “life skills” window. Also, there was the matter of a … Continue reading

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Road To Portland: Part 9: In Search Of A Squirrel Whisperer

There’s no getting around it, Billy thought, smart people really are different. He glanced at the passenger seat where Doogie was happily tapping his fingers on the dash in time to an obscure disco song and added an addendum; extremely … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “150th birthday” just passed. (Hat tip to Maggie’s Farm.) I’m a huge fan of “Little House on the Prairie”. Those books, written in the midst of the great depression and covering a key time in America’s development, … Continue reading

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In 1918 Children Kept The Squirrel Menace At Bay

“Are you not willing then to give your whole-hearted support to this state-wide movement to KILL THE SQUIRREL?” Well are ya? Unless you are, the war effort may flounder… pussy! Imagine the good old days (in this case 1918) when … Continue reading

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Road To Portland: Part 8: Peering Through The Fog

The Analyst was having a bad day. He was out of Mountain Dew, the transmission on his SUV had crapped out, and the data… The data was completely vexing. “You seem nervous.” It was the Cigarette Smoking man, who is … Continue reading

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Coffee Moment: Details

Kyle asked about our off grid (non-electric) coffee grinder. Here it is (image linked to Amazon): I highly recommend it. You can unscrew the glass bowl and use it to store your freshly ground coffee. Brilliant. Plus it works well. … Continue reading

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This Is How It’s Done

My local gas station periodically has a coffee can next to the cash register. It’s an informal community response to unfortunate (and invariably expensive) events. There will be a little description of what happened “Sam Smith had a car accident … Continue reading

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