Monthly Archives: February 2009

We ARE What We Eat

February 26, 2009
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It turns out we really ARE what we it. At least in terms of calorie intake. Carrying over that childhood “clean your plate before you may be excused” into mid-life may be a hard habit to break but a crucial one if you wish to lose that bit of extra baggage acquired through the years.…

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Style or Substance?

February 25, 2009
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Our new President gave his first speech to a joint session of Congress last night. As to the “historical” aspect of it, I’ll leave that to future historians. As to the style of it, most certainly Obamaesque. As to the substance of it, I’ll leave that to what legislation actually gets passed and implemented. A…

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Terrible Tuesday

February 24, 2009
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Murphy’s Law at work today in unabridged form. Yesterday’s post floating aimlessly somewhere in cyberspace, spent the past two hours re-configuring the configuration error on the router, and just now forgot that in in current wordpress version if I just hit “save” after writing a new post versus saving it FIRST as a draft and…

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Friday Follies 2.20.09

February 20, 2009
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Friday Follies 2.20.09

Tis that time once again when we take stock of the inane and foolish put upon us by those forced to navigate life with an amount of gray matter just slightly larger than that found in your average toad. There is only one folly this week as it is so big, so outrageous that one…

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Annie Get Your Gun

February 19, 2009
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Annie Get Your Gun

Do you know this man? In all probability you probably don’t. With all certainty you absolutely should. He is U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush, he is a Democrat, and he represents that wonderful bastion of truth, liberty, and honesty, none other than, Chicago, Illinois. The same Chicago that was Sinatra’s kind of town, Obama’s political…

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No Lesson Learned?

February 18, 2009
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Apple CEO Steve Ballmer might want to heed the famous George Santayana quote: “Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” WIRED magazine reports that 17 mobile companies have committed to Micro USB chargers on all their cellphones by January 1, 2012. FINALLY, in the not too distant future, ONE charger for…

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