June 2008

100 Books

via Ian. 100 books The Big Read, an initiative by the National Endowment for the Arts, has estimated that the average adult has only read 6 of the top 100 books they’ve printed. How do you do? 1) Look at the list and bold those you have read.2) Italicize those you intend to read.3) Underline …

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Dobson F@#$s Up.

James Dobson, head of Focus on the Family, did the unthinkable today. In ripping Obama down, he accidentally admitted he was full of crap. Please, I know a lot of folks mean well in listening to him, but the man was not put on this earth to lead people closer to Christ. Dobson and Minnery …

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Bumper Stickers.

Saturday was a good day. Ray was at a sleepover. We’d just eaten at Mimi’s, which was delicious if not rarefied and always leaves you with the knowledge that food will not be a major concern for the rest of the day. I was with the love of my life, trading sarcastic comments and anticipating …

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Tour de Brewery

My boss kindly let me take my last floating holiday off after we discovered the current fiscal year cut off four days before the beginning of the next fiscal year. So I took off on Friday, which promised to be the slowest of the days available (everything went to hell regardless). So, in the interest …

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Diamond Age

It’s always interesting to see how long it takes the world to catch up with Neal Stephenson. Maybe that’s why he’s been writing about the past – to give us time. Diamonds that Fool Experts Grown in the Lab – Smithsonian Magazine It’s because of these admittedly unglamorous properties that lab-produced diamonds have the potential …

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Bra Shopping.

I’m getting too old to feel obligated to keep my mouth shut about crap like this, so you’re going to hear my bra story.* I have a new mantra: I hate my dryer. I hate my dryer. I’ve never had problems with bras and dryers before. Never. But this one has turned all my bra …

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