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RIP Juna

  She had a fierce will to live but in the end her body just quit on her. She’ll be missed.

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Hilah’s Chick-fil-Gay Sandwich

So I just stumbled upon a fabulous woman who found a way to make the awesome Chick-fil-A sandwiches in her very own little kitchen. It’s Hilah! And she’s awesome. But why would anyone want to cook these delicious sandwiches at … Continue reading

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What To Do With Too Many Tomatoes: Roasted Garlic And Tomato Pizza

As a result of planting over 30 tomato plants this spring, even after giving a bunch away, we’ve got boatloads of ripe tomatoes. I’ve already made buckets of tomato sauce and sun dried tomatoes, so lately I’ve been making an … Continue reading

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Happy Little Doggie

The little dog that Dan picked up near starved (dead) is doing very well! She’s learned the doggie door and most of her hair has grown back. Although her name is officially Juna, her nickname is Punkinhed 😉 The pictures … Continue reading

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Sad Abandoned Doggie

Dan found this dog literally starving to death in the middle of a street in our neighborhood and couldn’t leave her there. She’s been at the vet since January 18th but will probably come home to our house this week … Continue reading

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Floating Bass

When I was in the hospital, everyone chipped in and got me a helium bass. I loved that bass. Yesterday it started moving around the house… no really, from room to room, on it’s own. I took some videos because … Continue reading

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Kidney Removed, How It Went Down

Last Thursday, November 10th, 2011, Danny & I arrived at the surgery waiting room at about 4:45 a.m. We couldn’t get in there yet because it wasn’t open, but at 5:00 a.m. the doors opened and we sat down. I … Continue reading

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Having A Nephrectomy – What? Why?

So, the day that Steve Jobs died I found out that I’d be probably having my right kidney removed. The funny thing was, I never even thought I had any kidney issues. Turns out I have a congenital thing called … Continue reading

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RIP Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs, one of the most revolutionary inventors of the last century is no more. As one person who’s used products created by Steve and his talented team for the last 20 years, I can say he’s truly changed my … Continue reading

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Worrisome

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Dude Abides

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Art Video: LA Light

This is really great… LA Light from Colin Rich on Vimeo.

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Get Yerself a Standing Desk Now!

The guys over at The Art of Manliness got it going on.I sit on my arse all day long.  It’s not good and it needs to stop. 5 Reasons to Use a Stand-Up Desk So should you follow in Jefferson’s … Continue reading

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RIP Dr. Jack Kevorkian

Dead at 83. Kevorkian suffered a pulmonary thrombosis when a blood clot from his leg broke free and lodged in his heart. “It was peaceful. He didn’t feel a thing.”

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Getting a Discount on Inflight Wi-Fi

This is something I found on LifeHacker which might come in handy… How to Lie, Cheat, and Steal Your Way to a Perfect FlightInternet access isn’t particularly cheap when you’re getting it on an airplane. In fact, the cost of … Continue reading

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William Burroughs & Allen Ginsberg Art in Chicago

Hey Chicagoans! There’s a new documentary about William S. Burroughs that is premiering on January 21st at the Music Box Theater entitled, “William S. Burroughs: A Man Within.” In addition, artistic works of cultural icons Allen Ginsberg and William S. … Continue reading

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RIP Bill Zeller

Bill Zeller was a programming student at Princeton who killed himself on Wednesday, January 5, 2011. The note he left behind is being published, in it’s entirety around the innernets, and really, I think people should read it. It speaks … Continue reading

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Oil Spill Not Over, Tar Balls Wash Ashore @ Fort Morgan

OK, this is totally a bummer. This is our favorite beach. By: Chad Petri FORT MORGAN, Alabama – When BP crews return to the job Monday they’ll have plenty to do. There were still tarballs washing up on some beaches. … Continue reading

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I LOL’d

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Battle of the Fang Pics

OK, this has been one of the silliest and funnest competitions that I’ve ever been part of. Alexander Skarsgard and Stephen Moyer agreed to participate in the competition to see which “Team” could raise the most money for charity. Team … Continue reading

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