Monthly Archives: November 2004

Holy psychic hotline, Batman!

So, has anybody heard about this nonsense? Mandatory mental health testing?!! I most heartily protest. I am not a habitue of World Net Daily, by the by. I picked this up from a blog hosted by the same place where … Continue reading

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Don’t run if you can walk

The evidence cited in this NYTimes.com article did not influence our decision to have a home birth this time (have I mentioned that here yet?). However, had we known about it, it would have been a factor in our decision. … Continue reading

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Hayek on Freedom

Great quote from Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom: “To the great apostles of political freedom the word. . .meant freedom from coercion, freedom from the arbitrary power of other men, release from the ties which left the individual no choice … Continue reading

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Actually Heard in My Kitchen Tonight

“Farmboy, make me a blizzard!” And I did. An M&M blizzard, to be precise.

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Firefox

I’m on the Firefox bandwagon. It’s great! Although, I just noticed that I lost some links in Movable Type. I wonder what happened to them? Hmmm. . .

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With Fire and Sword

I was reading about Ukraine in the Economist and the article mentioned Poland’s history with Ukraine. That made me think of this novel, the first in a trilogy about the shaping of modern-day Poland. If you like historical fiction of … Continue reading

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If Dave Can Do It, Why Can’t I?

I just had a very vivid dream. It started out in a white room where I was looking for deer with my friend Mike. Except, I don’t have a friend named Mike who is anything like the Mike I was … Continue reading

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Tasty link

Warning: Don’t follow this link if you are prone to sudden fits of cravings followed by binging. Or if you are currently hungry. Instead, go find an apple. How did I come across this site? I was trying to remember … Continue reading

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Not to take this lightly. . .

. . .but all I can think of is that this could generate a new come-on line: “Hey baby, wanna play airport security?”

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Good Old Canucks — Eh?

So, does anybody else see a problem with this? Let me guess: to replace all the jobs that will be lost when McD’s closes all its Canadian stores, the Canadian government will hire an army of inspectors to enforce this … Continue reading

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