Month: March 2008

Ya Gotta Keep ’em Separated

I sat down a couple of times over the last week or two to write a blog post about religious beliefs and their place in society, but I just haven’t managed to do it. I saw a great article about Obama’s important speech, and I greatly enjoyed Sam Harris’ approach to the issue (h/t to […]

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I’m Trading in My Scion…

or well, I’d strongly consider it if I could afford this. As JScrilla says, and I paraphrase, “it looks like a pretty sweet package!” h/t to Brian for the link.

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I’m Never Signing an E-Petition Again

I just signed an urgent petition calling on the Chinese government to respect human rights in Tibet and engage in meaningful dialogue with the Dalai Lama. Then my friend Colinski tipped me off that it’s all vanity. Don’t I feel like a friggin’ idiot…I’ve signed tons of well-meaning but useless online petitions! All for naught. […]

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Get Out the Vote, Midwest Style

I particularly appreciate that the old Romney and Huckabee stickers are conveniently located next to the Death Row Records magnets, the incense, and the cheap bling at the local gas station.

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Back to the Blog

As I might have mentioned before, I broke my Gateway laptop by knocking the breakfast-in-bed (turned laptop-in-bed) tray out of my bed while sleeping one night. The only damage to the laptop was that the screen was broken, so I have been able to continue using it. The only problem here is that it will […]

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Okay…

So maybe the slimy salespeople at Northridge Toyota helped screw up my enjoyment of the recent lunar eclipse, but I’ll be sure to steer clear of them on 1 August. **UPDATE** It would probably be wise to cruise the sites I link to on this blog and find out if I know what the hell […]

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A Real Live Post, with Text and Everything

Of course I had to include a picture still! This painting by my future brother-in-law (fiancee’s brother Satoki) apparently won some sort of award, and for obvious reasons. I mean, for real…how do you do that?! But anyway. It’s just another tiny reason that every time I see an ad for teaching in Japan, I […]

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