Archive for December, 2004

Grizzly Stuff

Tuesday, December 21, 2004 21:09 Comments Off

When I sent this link via instant message, I got a few choice remarks: “Jesus tap-dancing Christ!”; “Note to self: Never go to Canada”; and “that’s effing sick.” I, too, was taken aback, because upon being sent the link, you’d think I’d read the warnings before I looked at photo #3? No, I neglected to [...]

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Will the Real Slim Shady…..

Monday, December 20, 2004 20:54 Comments Off

The Shady kingdom stretches from coast to coast, with L.A.’s Interscope Records at the western tip and New York’s Goliath Artists in the east. But the nerve center remains in southern Oakland County, just miles from the basement studio where in the early ’90s an unknown Mathers cut his first demo tapes. Much of the [...]

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Swanson’s Open Letter to Critics of the Mises Institute

Monday, December 20, 2004 20:50 Comments Off

Tim Swanson opens up some nice debate here, in spite of the blowback he knew it would produce from the usual lurkers. Despite some of the charges made by the lurkers, granting a certain Institute, website, or group of ideologues your admiration does not necessarily translate into 100% allegiance to all that is said/pronounced/philosophized by [...]

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Pasty and Linguistics Lessons from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: Eh?

Monday, December 20, 2004 15:21 Comments Off

The French-Canadian influence haunts me. Like some native Michiganians, I have “that Canadian problem.” That is, I say “eh?” much too often. Saying “eh?” at the end of a sentence denotes many things, depending upon the context, but especially, it means “my answer demands an answer.” I never noticed my little problem ’til I got [...]

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Kill, Kill, Kill: 1,279 – 341

Sunday, December 19, 2004 20:47 Comments Off

A frightening look into what makes my city tick. Or to cease ticking, as is more accurate.

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People vs Empire

Sunday, December 19, 2004 20:30 Comments Off

Whose God decides which is a

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For the Over-ThirtySomething Crowd Only

Sunday, December 19, 2004 9:10 Comments Off

From Greg Ransom comes this story on Schwinn bicycles, and the fabulous Sting Ray. The economy shifts, and businesses make changes or go out of business, and such is life. However, growing up with a Sting Ray was memorable. Mine: custom-painted in a multi-color, metallic fade (by Dad); a triple-extension fork for that low-rider, chopped [...]

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New Email

Sunday, December 19, 2004 8:50 Comments Off

For those of you who write, my new email addresses are here: http://www.karendecoster.com/contact.html. Please note this.

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Rommel and Hummel

Saturday, December 18, 2004 7:50 Comments Off

The two items most wanted by parents for Christmas this year. From

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Only 6 More Months Til Summer

Sunday, December 12, 2004 16:29 Comments Off

Photo taken in Auburn, AL – 2002.

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