Archive for the ‘Fun’ Category

Obama Inauguration

I’m looking forward to it.  You’re looking forward to it.  We are all going to watch the Obama Inauguration and we will have a better view of it on television than all of those suckers standing in the cold.  In a crowd.  In a crowd so large that the folks in the back will be […]

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New Years Resolutions 2009

It is now the tenth day of January of the new year.  Before it gets too late to do this, I would like to take the opportunity to publish my list of New Year Resolutions for the upcoming year.   Without further ado, here we go: Stop procrastinating about writing blog entries, and just write them. […]

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Christmas Links

If Christmas is about anything in our culture, it is about getting the family together and trying to do things just the same was as we always do it.  needless to say, that sentiment brings with it a bit if thinking about how things used to be.  Here;s a few links to websites I have […]

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Yule

Despite the snow and sleet that has been falling on us here in Cascadia for the last week now, today is officially the first day of Winter.  At 12:04 PM on Sunday, the days will start to become longer again.  I am sure that this can come none too soon for most of us. This […]

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Thanksgiving — 27 November 2008

As time goes by, I have become less and less enthusiastic about holidays.  Most of them were conceived with the best of intentions.  In the end, I feel almost like most of them are lies to ourselves.  Alternatively, most of the holidays have been co-opted by large corporations looking to take advantage of the citizenry. […]

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Transit Planning and My Lifespan

I have reached a point in my life where I am starting to subtract my age from my expected lifespan.  It’s not that I feel so old.  It is more that it is striking me just how far technology has come in the first 46 years of my life.  Then I look like a kid […]

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Tour de Cascadia

I have been a bit negligent lately in posting to the blog, as I have been away recently traveling to an assortment of places in Cascadia, for an assortment of reasons.  I am now back at my computer, and after a stint of catching up with work, I have a moment to reflect on some […]

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Olympics Coverage – First Week

It has come to my attention that since I have a blog, it is my responsibility to write an entry or two on the Olympic Games, currently being contested in China.  I think its a great idea that every four years, some of the worlds greatest athletes get together and compete to see who among […]

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Paris Hilton for President

Yup, this one falls into the “fun” category. The thing is, though, all of our candidates for whatever office are so concerned about saying just the right things for soundbites and about not saying something that can be taken out of context, that sometimes what a comedian says in plain language makes perfect sense. Enjoy!  […]

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Wither Seafair?

For anyone who has lived in the Seattle Area, August is about the celebration of Seafair.  (For those looking over my shoulder in the Oregon province of Cascadia, Seafair is similar to Portland’s Rose Festival.)  The Torchlight Parade, fireworks, footraces, a milk carton boat event, and a wide variety of music are all part of […]

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