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    The Great Microsnowpocalypse of Whatcom County, 2014! Now with photos

    by  • February 23, 2014 • Cats, Events, Family & Friends, Galleries, History, Uncategorized • 1 Comment

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    When the “Special Weather Statement” prophesying snow, doom, and sledding chaos first appeared a few days ago, I raised my eyebrow once and then thought little of it. HOW MANY TIMES have such storms been predicted and tracked, publicized and prepared for, only to evaporate at the last moment like a drop of dew...

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    Dream Diary

    by  • February 20, 2014 • Dreams, History • 5 Comments

    I had been in politics — not as a politician, but as a campaign manager or aide of some sort. The details were never clear. The important thing is that my career in politics was a catastrophic failure. Due to a combination of exhaustion, stress, and humiliation, I died. Heart attack, probably. After I...

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    Keep Yer Hands Off My Blunderbuss

    by  • August 29, 2012 • Bad Personal Philosophy, History, Politics • 1 Comment

    wlblund

    Alternative title: “Select Semi-Nonsensical Thoughts about Sanity and the Second Amendment.” COMPARISON During the American Revolution, firearm technology was incredibly advanced compared to the primitive firearms of the Medieval period and the even more unwieldy projectile weapons popularized in the Neolithic era.  The flintlock mechanism, invented nearly a century earlier, greatly improved the reliability...

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