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    Paintings in need of a home…

    by  • October 21, 2012 • Events, Galleries • 0 Comments

    Cathy and I just returned from a foray into the wilds of Kitsap Peninsula, in which we braved the bizarre and yet strangely familiar accent of the local Scandihoovian population, shivered under the wilting effects of a frigid, arctic, 45 degree wind (with sun!), and managed to survive a third meal at the Taprock...

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    Liberty and Justice and Rhetoric, oh my…

    by  • October 15, 2012 • Bad Personal Philosophy, Events, Family & Friends, Politics • 0 Comments

    I had the most amusing rhetorical debate the other day. Since it’s the election season and pontification is a la mode, I thought I’d share. The conversation didn’t end entirely satisfactorily — I thought we’d maneuvered to the place where some important points were on the edge of being hammered into “true” or “false”...

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    The Good Samaritan in Handcuffs

    by  • September 30, 2012 • Events, Family & Friends, News • 2 Comments

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    Imagine that you're at a convenience store picking up some snacks for your movie, and while you're there, someone starts acting weird. Not Peewee Herman weird, not Britney Spears weird, not even Joaquin Phoenix weird. We're talking about flat-out Joan of Arc weirdness: talking to god and accusing people of witchcraft weird....

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    Talk About Thankless Jobs

    by  • September 12, 2012 • Events, Politics • 0 Comments

    Wait, What!?

    Working at a diplomatic mission during any sort of unrest must be an extremely thankless job. You’re there to do business and represent one people to another, and *everyone* has a really good idea how you should do your job. The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided...

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