Category Archive: milestones

Aug 01 2010

Now That’s An Engineering Project!

When we went to Arizona last year, my intrepid companion and I crossed Hoover Dam.  It’s not an experience I care to repeat any time soon.  Lots of traffic funneled through an itty-bitty road sucks mightily.  But considering we weren’t getting anywhere anyway, we pulled over to snap some pictures and ogle the Hoover Bridge, …

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Feb 22 2009

Adios, Socks

He made it through the Clinton era, the Bush years, and caught a glimpse of the age of Obama, but that’s as far as he goes. Cancer just caught up with Socks, the former First Cat. It’s not many cats who’ve had such long, rich lives, or got to have their say in the White …

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Aug 30 2008

“Into the Valley of Death Rode the” 600th Post

I’ll take “Excuses to Yammer about Tennyson” for $1000, Alex. Alfred, Lord Tennyson was one of my favorite poets growing up. I got introduced to him, no shit, by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Pioneers on the American prairie read England’s Poet Laureate. How awesome is that? Until I branched out and really got addicted to ancient …

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Jun 15 2008


NP pointed out this evening that I’ve reached post 300. I’ve been so busy it almost escaped my notice. That would have been tragic, because I would’ve missed my chance to pay tribute to one of the best graphic novels and best films of all time. I wouldn’t have had an excuse to paste enormous …

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Apr 22 2008

One Hundred

That’s right, my darlings. The 100th post. A landmark day. Pop a cork and celebrate with me. I couldn’t have done it without you. You know what else I’d like to see reach 100? The Skeptologists! Which means it needs to be picked up by a network. So drop on by, if you haven’t already, …

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