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anonymity

November 5, 2010

So why aren’t there any names or places mentioned here? Are you famililar with the term “dooced?” Not that I plan to go on the rampage but one can never tell what someone else will find critical or offensive. Freedom of speech is a core American value but protecting/defending it can be a lot of […]

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Aaron Goss is a jackass

February 12, 2009

I was out this week on some errands and my return journey took me past a recent accident scene where a cyclist was killed by a motorist. I noticed there was a Ghost Cycle in place and decided I wanted a picture of it. I’m violently ambivalent about cycling on the street: I would like […]

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just in time

December 8, 2008

Shameless commerce, but I love browsing and buying from these guys . . . An Old Chestnut… (Please sing aloud to the tune of “The Christmas Song – Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire”) Eyeballs nestled in a pasta dish… Rubber snakes nipping at your toes, Yuletide rats, several orange growing fish, And keychains with […]

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Emily Post, please pickup the white courtesy phone

October 23, 2008

So when your neighbor calls to let you know they will be away for a couple of weeks on their annual elk hunt, how should a sympathetic vegetarian respond? “Good luck” seems to be counter to my beliefs. “Have fun” less so, but still not good.

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