Archive for the ‘Just Stuff’ Category
I’m officially in layabout status for a month. This was me in active status a few days ago (on the right side of the photo, next to the lead cyclist). This is the most recent picture of me, taken in pre-op ten hours ago, prior to hip surgery. What a goof, wearing a Michelin [...]
A very old blog of mine, on Henry Ford’s statement “history is bunk,” is quoted in the India Times today. My name is spelled wrong.
The ultimate roller coaster. An engineer has come up with macabre rollercoaster concept where passengers are thrilled and then ‘killed’. The chilling Euthanasia Coaster is a theoretical machine engineered to ‘humanely, with elegance and euphoria, take the life of a human being’. It is designed to subject the rider to a series of unique experiences [...]
The MLA (Modern Language Association) on how to cite a Tweet. No, really (see here).
This is the story of an injury, and my 15-month journey to figure out, piece-by-piece, what in the hell I did to myself. I am writing this injury chronicle because I think some folks can relate, and also, they may find my story just a wee bit interesting. For the last fifteen months, I have endured [...]
If… This little guy just found out that Ron Paul won in Iowa. The Romney and Gingrich backers aren’t so elated.
Here is an energized piece from one of the most passionate members of the primal-paleo community, neurosurgeon Jack Kruse. See Wish #4. Indeed, authenticity is an essential part of character. To quote: Day 4 Wish: Say what you believe and forget about political correctness. Happiness needs authenticity. Read a column by Karen DeCoster. Google her now. [...]
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I have this really bad habit of countering ignorance through knowledge. Knowledge is power, and it is the kind of power we should covet, as opposed to exercising power – through political machinations – to control or trample the choices and lifestyles of our fellow humans. Ignorance is my least favorite epidemic.
Homemade salsa. I haven’t had the crap from a jar for a long time. This is a recipe I got from some libertarian friends (Ron and Tami Holland) when I visited them in North Carolina. So I modified it, like I do all recipes, and here it is: – (2) cans of Rotel tomatoes (one [...]