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  • Weekend

    21 February 2005 ( #Family&038;Friends, #Photos, #Timelines )

    Was a wonderful weekend, for quite a few reasons. I think it may always be a good time when the old gals get to hang out together, but this was a truly special one. I guess maybe it's just another example of how things don't always work out the way we...

  • hmmmmm.....

    15 August 2005 ( #democrats, #meme, #School )

    You scored as New Democrat. New Democrats emphasize fiscal conservatism, and have a strong preference for the free market. They believe in small-scale programs that provide targetted help to those in need, while working with the business community. New...

  • Kinda a fun meme

    28 August 2005 ( #meme, #music, #School )

    Courtesy of Michele at A Small Victory , another interesting meme. A.) Go to musicoutfitters.com B.) Enter the year you graduated from high school in the search function and get the list of 100 most popular songs of that year C.) Bold the songs you like,...

  • Wonder what I have to do to get a scholarship?

    05 October 2005 ( #Current Affairs, #Pics and Babbling, #School )

    Duluth News Tribune | 10/01/2005 | Swenson wants to offer scholarships to vandals James I. Swenson, chief financial backer of University of Minnesota Duluth's new science building, says he is turning the other cheek. Swenson said he and UMD Chancellor...

  • WolframTones

    26 December 2005 ( #music, #Musical, #Pics and Babbling )

    Surfing around and came across this site, which as far as my mathmatically-challenged brain can figure out, is a site which attempts to discover music in math algorithms. Kinda fun to listen to the sometimes very odd tunes. Especially for somebody who,...

  • The reason some mammals eat their young

    30 December 2005 ( #iraq, #Pics and Babbling, #School )

    Teenage Adventure BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An American teenager ran away to Baghdad over Christmas and survived probably the most dangerous destination in the world before being packed off home by the U.S. military, U.S. officials said on Friday. Farris (Bueller?)...

  • WTH is wrong with these folks???

    07 February 2006 ( #humor, #iraq, #Pics and Babbling )

    Top News Article | Reuters.com KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan police killed four protesters on Tuesday in some of the worst violence to erupt over satirical cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad which have provoked a deepening crisis between Europe and the Muslim...

  • Great story

    25 February 2006 ( #Pics and Babbling, #School, #video )

    Saw this on the evening news last night--kinda makes whiny Olympians and pro athletes look pretty bad. Make sure you watch the video--those were some good shots! CBS News | Autistic Teen's Hoop Dreams Come True | February 24, 2006 17:04:52 (CBS) It was...

  • ODD FACTS

    21 February 2006 ( #baseball, #change, #Pics and Babbling )

    ..some of which sound a little too odd 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321 Each year, over 1,000,000 people fail to itemize out the mortgage interest deduction on their income taxes. Last year, this amounted to $473,000,000 in taxes. In...

  • Wonder if the little green men made him think this way?

    20 March 2006 ( #change, #iraq, #Pics and Babbling )

    Belzer Proclaims He Knows Better About Iraq than Uneducated Soldiers in Iraq | NewsBusters.org During the 2004 campaign, liberals contended that Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry's experience in Vietnam as a ground soldier made him an expert...

  • Elections, Romance and April Fool's

    01 April 2006 ( #Pics and Babbling, #School, #Timelines )

    On this day in history: Iran-IR Day Today, Farvardin 12 (April 1), the Islamic Republic of Iran marks another milestone. IRNA congratulates the entire nation on this auspicious day. On April 1, 1979 Iran became an Islamic Republic through a plebiscite...

  • BBC interviews wrong man

    15 May 2006 ( #music, #Pics and Babbling, #video )

    CNN.com - BBC interviews wrong man - May 15, 2006 In a reaction story to the verdict that is now circulating widely on the Internet, consumer affairs correspondent Karen Bowerman welcomed who the BBC thought was computer expert Guy Kewney. As Bowerman...

  • best Mother's Day gift ever!

    14 May 2006 ( #Family&038;Friends, #Pics and Babbling, #School )

    Help with Homework!!! I spent the afternoon cleaning up the last of this @#($)% essay (Toni Morrison, I'm hoping that one day I will again be able to read your work without screaming), and decided on a whim to send it off to kid#1 the English geek/ college...

  • Resume blues

    18 August 2006 ( #essay, #Pics and Babbling, #School )

    Working on my "resume" for my "how-tp-do-an-online-class" class at APUS. It's required that all students take this as their first class towards a degree. I'm trying to worm my way out of it, having done the UW classes over the last year. To get out of...

  • The more things change...

    04 September 2006 ( #change, #democrats, #Pics and Babbling )

    ..the more they stay the same, lol! Gateway Pundit: Democrats Pull Out 1864 Party Platform- Dust It Off For 2006 This is really amazing!... Democrats haven't changed a lick in 142 years! Hat Tip to Nahanni for pointing this out! So who does this remind...

  • North Korea in the corner

    27 October 2006 ( #Current Affairs, #Pics and Babbling, #School )

    Putin: Don't back North Korea into corner - CNN.com SEOUL, South Korea (Reuters) -- North Korea should not be backed into a corner over its nuclear test if the global community wants to resolve the crisis over the North's atomic ambitions, Russian President...

  • Daily How-to Tip: Get the "military vote"

    31 October 2006 ( #Pics and Babbling, #School, #video )

    Hot Air » Blog Archive » Audio: John Kerry on America’s lazy, uneducated military; Update: Video added What a horse's ass. Maybe a better way to succeed is to just marry a reallyreally rich woman? That would be so much easier than school, wouldn't it?...

  • Heard it on the CNN. I am the *worst*

    21 December 2006 ( #change, #horoscope, #Pics and Babbling )

    Over All Worst To Best Driver’s Astrological Signs For Tickets & Accidents Never thought the Cable News Network would have such a slow news day that it had to examine the relationship between astrological signs and driving habits. What next, the Astrology...

  • Quickie Christmas pics

    26 December 2006 ( #'Sconsin stuff, #Family&038;Friends, #Photos )

    Me and my gangsta daughters on Christmas Day..... One day, sometime in the future, I will get a photo of the three of us in which we all look good. No gangsta signs, no crossed eyes, no CLOSED eyes, no drool.... I swear, if I have to pay for it I will...

  • Five Things

    31 December 2006 ( #Background, #Family&038;Friends, #LCHS things )

    Uh, oh. The three scariest words in the world for somebody who can no longer run since knee surgery are "Tag. You're it". Old buddy Bill from InstaPinch surely picked a [insert favorite naval aviator terminology for extremely slow moving target here]...

  • Rippin' Dvds

    01 January 2007 ( #photo, #Pics and Babbling, #video )

    Over the last few days, I've been ripping some movies/ TV shows for watching on the 'pod. I hit up the video store the other day after finishing my own little collection, and found this HBO series in the rental bin. I cannot believe I missed this when...

  • America Show

    15 January 2007 ( #LCHS things, #Musical, #Pics and Babbling )

    Looking forward to an XM broadcast of a show by my old "school band" tomorrow evening: America's "Here & Now" Airs Tuesday, 1/16 at 10PM on The '70s - XM 7 America is a band that helped define the Seventies. In 2005, America recorded their 'History’ CD...

  • I Went for a Walk on a Winters' Day

    19 January 2007 ( #Current Affairs, #Musical, #Pics and Babbling )

    Mamas and Papas' Denny Doherty dies at 66 "There's a part of this thing that if I'm not careful, I'd be just a blob on the stage crying my guts out," Doherty told The Associated Press at the time. "Everybody knows about death and dying and sadness, so...

  • The last America post for the week, I *promise*

    17 January 2007 ( #Commonplace, #LCHS things, #Musical )

    America trivia: * The cover artwork on the album History: America's Greatest Hits was the work of Phil Hartmann, who later became famous as a comedian on Saturday Night Live. Hartmann later dropped an "n" off his last name prior to achieving fame. His...

  • Letter

    30 January 2007 ( #Current Affairs, #Family&038;Friends, #Photos )

    Brooke sent these pictures of a memorial service she went to for some of our soldiers who were recently killed in a helicopter crash. Sort of puts things into perspective for me each day when I go to work to do my job. I know everything I do at work each...

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