Monthly Archives: March 2006

Bamboozled

I’m not a big fan of Spike Lee but this one seemed remotely interesting. Usually, Spike has a big chip on his shoulder and this one is no exception yet the subject matter is what prompted me to record it … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Gordie Howe

On this day in 1928, the first, most famous hockey player of the modern era (when the NHL started appearing on US TV on a regular basis) was born out on a farm in Saskatchewan. I’ve lived in North Dakota … Continue reading

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Mouth still healing, brain rather fuzzy

There are pain killers and then there are incapacitating pain killers. The hole left in my gums doesn’t hurt as much as that rotten tooth did (when it was raging) but it still smarts. So I’ve been taking what the … Continue reading

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Podcasts I like and one to avoid

Now that iTunes has had the ability to subscribe to podcasts (more easily) for some time, here are some I listen to that I would like to share with you.    Podquiz: This is done by a British guy named James … Continue reading

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Week 25 of NHL 2005-6

We’re down to less than a dozen games and the playoff picture has shaped up with predictably Chicago, St. Louis, Columbus, Pittsburgh and Washington being eliminated as of today. It’s no surprise with that immediate outcome: Chicago’s owner is a … Continue reading

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I should be paying the Tooth Fairy for this molar

Last week I went to the dentist for the first time in 16 years and today was the down payment for my negligence, procrastination and poor dental-care habits. First was the extraction (pulling) of the tooth deemed beyond redemption. As … Continue reading

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Dave & Buster’s

This place isn’t local but I always have such a great time since Austin gained a franchise in 1999 that I have to make a plug for it. If there’s one in your city, I highly recommend an evening at … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ethan!

Today is the birthday of my friend Ethan. I’ll let him volunteer his age on his own, I don’t want to out him as being “old” and I think I may be off a year or two on what it … Continue reading

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Another defeat for spammers

You may not notice the change immediately on this site but I finally figured out how to eliminate trackbacks. I never quite understood what benefit trackbacks actually offered that isn’t a porn spammer.    I doubt anyone really bothered to … Continue reading

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Happy 75th Birthday William Shatner

William Shatner will always be known as Captain Kirk which should lump him into the Diversions category but since this is a historic birthday and he’s had a positive effect on popular American and Canadian culture. I haven’t watched the … Continue reading

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