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A Microcosm Of Modern America In The Wendy’s Line

Conversation overheard today at Wendy’s between two guys standing next to me in line (verbatim):
Guy 1: “Are you an actor?”
Guy 2: “Huh? No.”
Guy 1: “Because you look like that Snoop Dogg dude.”
Guy 2: [Who, actually, did not look to me like Snopp Dogg: Silence, shakes head slightly]
Guy 1: “He’s got a good act, that Snopp [...]

Channeling Inappropriate Content

I’m taking a break from my very exciting CD Archiving series to bring you this special Pet Peeve of the Day: The television sets at the local fitness center that I frequent.
First of all, on any given day, a few of them will be off/out of order. Currently 2 of out 10 are completely [...]

Don’t Mess With The Big Guys

A month or so ago, N and I spotted these lovely and massive creatures while driving home. It’s really not that unusual, as the wildlife in Colorado will venture anywhere. I see deer all the time. It’s the first time I’ve seen two bull elk traveling together around here though. [...]

Anyone Up For A Twitter Chain Story?

I think it’s about time we started using Twitter in more original ways. My high school buddies and I used to get together with a typewriter and drink beer and pound out a story, each person writing a paragraph or so and leaving the protagonist in an awkward position for the next writer. [...]

Thank You, William Shatner

Here’s yet another attempt to get back into this blogging thing. I’m going to skip the lists of exercising songs for now. Suffice it to say that I am going to the gym whenever I can (3-4 days a week) and I still listen to an eclectic array of random tunes from my [...]

Morning Final

On Wednesday, I first heard about the closing down of the SF Chronicle from my friend Sue. Today, I woke up to the last ever edition of the Rocky Mountain News:

To no one’s surprise, E.W. Scripps finally pulled the plug on the tabloid-format Rocky after months of failing to find a buyer for the [...]

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