Monthly Archives: September 2005

“Since the dawn of time…”

I caught the most delightful exchange on talk radio this afternoon. The topic on the show was about a man murdering three cops (back in 2003) and how he was a fan of “Grand Theft Auto”. The delightful part was … Continue reading

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The gender changer arrives

But it doesn’t work. My cable box won’t recognize the signal. :::sigh::: I had to default to IR. Next week, I’ll exchange the cable box — I’d rather do without high-def than Tivo.

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The hunt for a gender changer

I spent an hour at Fry’s, sitting on the floor, combing through loose items in a box. That seems to be their main storage system. I found a 9-pin serial gender changer. But male. All the female gender changers were … Continue reading

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Entering the big screen world

I’ve thought about getting a big screen tv for months but not obsessively – it’s been easy to talk myself back out of it. Then we did dinner & a movie at my brother’s so he could show off his … Continue reading

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Too late for “do-over”

I respect General Clark, but his Washington Post article, “Before It’s Too Late in Iraq” does too good a job in the opening, when he establishes how we should have approached the post-invasion period, to support his arguments for what … Continue reading

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“Doonesbury” fans speak out

What a delight to read the pleading comments from readers in the UK, in response to the Guardian dropping the Doonesbury comic strip from its pages. It’s gratifying to find fellow devotees. I’ve been reading Doonesbury since junior high school. … Continue reading

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Feeding my dog in an emergency

Sometime in our pup’s first year, I came across a mention of B.A.R.F., (an acronym both for Biologically appropriate raw food and Bones and raw food, depending on who you read). Did a lot of research, because at that time … Continue reading

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