Category Archives: Blasts from the past

Men are a different species

This post was originally published on January 26, 2002. A couple of days ago, I was in the lunchroom at work, standing in line to pay for my purchase. I work at a college. You need to know that, because … Continue reading

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Professor Emeritus Moshé Machover, logic and politics

I have stumbled on a new year gift of a kind in the Guardian. It’s a letter by professor Emeritus Moshé Machover, grandly titled “Israel, Jews and the peace process”. The letter is relatively short and is worth reading in … Continue reading

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Snowy Calvinism

In honor of the east coast’s recent deluge of snow, Transterrestial Musings points out a relevant collection of Calvin and Hobbes cartoons. Some people were inspired to follow Calvin’s lead. I suppose I could do without the red food coloring. … Continue reading

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Twinsday

This post was originally published on May 19, 2004. The twins are now in second grade, and Twinsday is no more. (It’s been replaced by Gaming Lunch With Sarah, of which I will write more later.) There’s a new day … Continue reading

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Oh wow, man

Cheech and Chong are on Mad TV, and, well, I have something to confess: Stoner humor is apparently just as funny today as it was when I was fourteen years old. Either that, or Mad TV’s writers got way better. … Continue reading

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Memories fade; blog posts remain

I can’t stop reading my archives. The personal posts, the humor posts, a few of the news posts, but mostly, the old stuff about my life four years ago. Really, it’s fascinating. I mean, I know that four years ago, … Continue reading

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Unspeakable

This post was first published on January 12, 2005, during the time when I was working seven days a week. One of those jobs was temping for Kelly Services. Regular readers know I’ve been temping lately. One of my temp … Continue reading

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Hulk smash election!

This post was originally published on September 7, 2004. As my regular readers know, the Hulk makes appearances on this blog from time to time. During my time off, I had the opportunity to discuss the election with him. Our … Continue reading

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Arab anti-Semitism: It’s pandemic

This post was first published on July 29, 2004. It is just as relevant today as it was four and a half years ago. And the reason I’m republishing it: The Egyptians are calling Avigdor Lieberman “racist.” For the past … Continue reading

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The Stan Lee [Hulk] Solution

This post was first published May 2, 2002. Regular readers of this blog may have noticed that from time to time, I’ve been taking the Hulk perspective on various problems, specifically the Middle East. Well, when you take a hard … Continue reading

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