Tag Archives: IMHO

Qualifications for the office of President

There’s an old maxim that journalists are supposed to report the news not become the news.  This was easier when the reporter was just a byline on their stories.  With radio and then television came the need to like certain … Continue reading

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Protected: Appliance repair sinks to new Lowe’s

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Solar Roadways is funding – and why you should care

Scott and Julie Brusaw of Idaho came up with the brilliant idea of embedding solar cells into roadways.  Even with the meager conversion rates of today’s solar cells and even in the more Northern regions where the incident solar angle … Continue reading

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Advanced travel Tip #65: How to survive the desk at the @Hampton Inn

Have you ever stayed at a Hampton Inn?  If so, chances are very good that you have run into their particularly perverse room floor plan.  Most of the Hampton properties I’ve visited have this floor plan so I assume it’s … Continue reading

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The best book deal you’ve never heard of

The folks over at Silence in the Library Publishing and a bunch of authors, including Gail Z. Martin who featured prominently in The Kindle Confiscation, have a little Kickstarter project going.  Having been blessed with way too much integrity and propriety, … Continue reading

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Latest revelations concerning the NSA

BREAKING NEWS! It was revealed today in secret documents leaked to this reporter that the US National Security Agency (NSA) is actually a division of Claus Industries, LLC, a company synonymous with its eponymous founder and CEO, Santa Claus. We … Continue reading

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Well, this is awkward: musings of a pro-choice fetus

I’ve written in the past about my 3 near-death experiences, one of these from a water moccasin bite and two from explosions.  These aren’t the “bright light at the end of the tunnel and all my relatives were there” type … Continue reading

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The Kindle Confiscation

As many of my followers already know, my wife is something of a technophobe.  When we first met there were two constants in my life.  The first was that if both she and some harmless liquid were within 20 feet … Continue reading

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Thoughts on hair transplantation

Call me crazy, but I fail to understand is how anyone could ever have come to the conclusion that sachairdoctor.com is a good domain name for a hair transplant practice. I spotted the domain name on a giant billboard while driving … Continue reading

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Do you consider your digital identity a separate self or is it identical to your real-world self?

Meanwhile, in a parallel universe, Margaret writes: Do you consider your digital identity a separate self or is it identical to your real-world self #edcmooc. I think the question is not whether the digital self is the same as the … Continue reading

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