• Talk About Thankless Jobs

    by  • September 12, 2012 • 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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    Keep Yer Hands Off My Blunderbuss

    by  • August 29, 2012 • 1 Comment


    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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    Flashback: the Nielsens of Eglon, WA

    by  • July 25, 2012 • 1 Comment

    Eglon, WA - Nielsen House

    A few days ago, I finally got around to a project I’ve been procrastinating over for years: I uploaded all of the old family photos my sister scanned five years ago. I think one of the reasons I’ve been putting it off for so long is because I wanted to avoid memory lane. This...

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    Outdoor Movie Night: Jane Eyre

    by  • July 18, 2012 • 0 Comments


    UPDATE JULY 20, 2012 @ 12PM PST – Movie night has been cancelled due to inclement weather, a bad mood, and an unexpected infestation by Townsend’s Big-eared Bats. They are soooooo cute but watch out! They have rabies. Friday the 20th, assembling at our fireside at 9PM with film to roll promptly at 9:30....

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