Monthly Archives: October 2012

Chickens in the Neighborhood

One of the people in the next block keeps chickens. I wouldn’t have realized this save for the fact that I decided to walk to work this morning (more on why I did that later…) and so, a few minutes … Continue reading

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What If? A Response and Another Response.

A few days ago, I posted a thought experiment, suggesting that maybe some things could change.  My son sent an email in response, and I responded to his email.  The entire exchange is reproduced below, with my response to his … Continue reading

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Yeah, it’s like this.

Someone posted a link to this on FaceBook and I just had to share.    

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What If? Some Poorly-Linked Thoughts on Utopia

Everybody needs some power I’m toldTo shield them from the darkness and the coldSome may see a way to take control when it’s bought and sold. From “Power,” Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE), 1979 Yesterday was trash day in … Continue reading

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I Love My Messy Life!

Every so often, I get the idea into my head that I’m going to be that guy.  You know the one I mean.  He has a workshop full of carefully labeled drawers, each containing precisely one size of fastener.  He … Continue reading

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Drunk in a World of Material Wealth

#firstworldproblems Arlo Guthrie, a few years ago… I’ve been thinking, lately, how we manage to skew the world so that it looks like we’re all middle class.  This is particularly true (or I’m paying particular attention) in the world of … Continue reading

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