Monthly Archives: October 2010

The things you can't fix

It gets harder to get up every day. Every bump, every cut, every effort… you look at yourself in the mirror in the morning and realize that it is all starting to pile up. I look at my beat up … Continue reading

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Festival Hydro Stole My Sharpie

Getting back from a very physical job I’m tired and find a Festival Hydro truck parked in my spot. Great. It means two things: I now have to park in someone else’s spot and that there is probably something fucked … Continue reading

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The Danish Girl

I walk past the Small-Mart and notice a pretty, brown-haired girl opening it up so I ask her, “Are you new?” I like to keep track of who works in the building, not necessarily by name, but visually, just in … Continue reading

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45 things to know about the future

Interesting. 1) It’s going to get worse No silver linings and no lemonade. The elevator only goes down. The bright note is that the elevator will, at some point, stop. – Douglas Coupland Way too much of this article rings … Continue reading

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No pay, no spray

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/39516346/ns/us_news-life/ Now that is not right.  Letting a dude’s home burn down because he forgot to pay a $75 county fee?  You can always bill him for it later.  Seriously, what fireman would willingly watch a house burn down if … Continue reading

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The brink

A bit doom and gloom, but food for thought because if it really does all go to shit, billions of people around the world will get fucked. Luckily, I know how to farm, hunt and fight.  That may be all … Continue reading

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The Creepy Line

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2010/10/googles-ceo-the-laws-are-written-by-lobbyists/63908 Both an interesting and scary sort of article. A good point Schmidt raises is that laws are increasingly written by lobbyists and that’s kinda creepy because no one ever elected them. The reason they can do this is lobbyists … Continue reading

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