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peacock blue and crocobeige

Is there some kind of rule that every zoo on the planet has to have a flock of peafowl wandering loose around the place yelling?  I followed this guy around with the fast fifty for a half hour or so … Continue reading

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uniform bravo is for useful blog

Over the last few days, I’ve come across half a dozen stories, both fiction and non fiction, that turned on the reader having at least a basic understanding of the NATO phonetic alphabet.  That’s the full name of the “Alfa, … Continue reading

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google trends visualizer

This is my new favorite thing in the whole world.  If you have any interest in the world as it really is, right this second, then I think you will like it too.  I’m no great fan of Google and … Continue reading

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tumblr tuesday: anonymous animal inspiration

“L’animal anonyme” came across my dashboard today, and of course his enormous ears, vaguely snotty expression, and long wiggly tail reminded me instantly of Josef.   Could I swipe that cool palm tree and the weird rock platform the Anonymous Animal … Continue reading

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september 4, 1950

History lives.  Sixty-two years can disappear in a second when a strange little almost-live thing falls out of an envelope and into your hands.In this case, we’re talking about a clean, intact copy of the September 4th, 1950 issue of … Continue reading

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tumblr sick day

Did you know that there’s no such thing as “stomach flu”?  The unpleasant experience that goes by that name is actually gastroenteritis, caused either by bad food or an assortment of bacteria and viruses that aren’t the ones that cause … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday on … wednesday?

Cartoonist gets distracted by shiny new gadget (it takes pictures!  it blogs! it plays “bejewelled”!  you can pick out shiny new apps for it!), completely forgets about tumblr Sunday.  It’s the oldest story in the book.  That said, this image … Continue reading

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ipod touch update

For those who are following the saga of my new iPod touch, there has finally been some progress.  (Applause, vague sense of accomplishment, gratitude toward resident IT guy for stubborn persistence in dealing with his natural enemy, Apple.)  The hard … Continue reading

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a compelling new resource

Let’s hope this project goes quickly and smoothly, because I’ve been stamping my feet to start it since Christmas.You see, I got this seriously gorgeous new gadget as a present: the latest, 5th generation iPod touch.  It’s a slick black … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday– from the roof of the world

This tumblr Sunday, let’s leave the domestic holiday uproar behind and travel to Bhutan, in the far away Himalayas, for four unique views of one of our favorite cryptic hominids.  It’s finally snowed a little bit here, but not enough … Continue reading

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