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The University of Austin is as legit as Trump U or Prager Crap

You may have heard about this in the news. I imagine they chose Austin because Phoenix, Liberty, Trump and Con Game were already taken. Worse, they will probably make Alex Jones, Ron Paul and Joe Rogan faculty members. For all … Continue reading

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1971: The Electric Company

Holy Buckets! I hadn’t thought about this PBS program in years and today was its anniversary. Growing up in the Seventies, The Electric Company was must-see TV after you “graduated” from Sesame Street and/or found Mr. Rogers too patronizing; today, I revere him … Continue reading

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One hundred days of learning Italian!!

Italian is what I’m primarily learning. I’m also picking up bits and pieces of Spanish while also refreshing my French. Why though? It all started with my friend Jeremy who lives in the Netherlands. Thanks to Amerika finally shedding its … Continue reading

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RIP Jack Sheldon

The most recognizable singing voice on Schoolhouse Rock (“I’m Just a Bill,” “Conjunction Junction”) passed away before 2019 ended. Jack even provided Bill’s voice for The Simpsons in what was one of their best ever retro jokes…  He also contributed a composite … Continue reading

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1969: Sesame Street debuts

One of JFK’s more positive legacies was his push for more Public Television stations around the US and LBJ helped make it happen with the development of PBS, America’s first “state” network. The other I would go out on a … Continue reading

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Austin Community College may annex Pflugerville ISD

In short, it’s about damned time! Round Rock ISD agreed to this a decade ago and they are some of the loudest bitchers about their property taxes. The decision isn’t up to ACC’s board, it is up to the electorate … Continue reading

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Back to School II: Electric Boogaloo

I received the official e-mail just as I was nearing quitting time yesterday…I have been accepted to attend Southern New Hampshire University online. Now before you start giving me the Marge Simpson disapproval look with her trademarked “hrmm” noise. This … Continue reading

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Graduation

As of last night, more like this morning, Somara arrived back in Austin. She graduates from culinary school tomorrow. Her 15 months of studying, cooking, testing and more cooking will finally culiminate into her degree. She graduates with a 4.01 … Continue reading

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