Archive for August, 2009

the future is still now

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Posted on Sunday, August 30th, 2009 at 4:01 am.

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videos:

– a 1967 Philco-Ford production entitled “Year 1999 A.D”;
– an ’81 news clip (KRON, San Francisco).

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Overheard in Walgreens

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Posted on Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 at 4:33 pm.

Standing patiently near the pharmacy window, I waited for my undisclosed Rx to be ready. When not dating, I like to hit up the local pharmacy in the wee hours. Mistakenly, I told the doctor to call my drugs in to a different location. Had I not made that mistake I wouldn’t have heard the following conversation.

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Saw this on late night Comedy Central

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Posted on Monday, August 17th, 2009 at 2:12 am.

Car Repair

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Posted on Saturday, August 8th, 2009 at 10:48 pm.

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If you are a regular reader, you may recall my car *sustained some damage back in January.  Even though I was fully compensated by the kid’s insurance company, I was averse to bringing my car into the shop.  The same common distrust many people have towards doctors is what I have towards anyone who works on cars.  I ended up buying the parts myself online with the intention of fixing it myself.

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Alaska: Hiatus

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Posted on Friday, August 7th, 2009 at 5:43 am.

Yeah, so you probably noticed that my slew of cruise pictures has stopped.  I’ve actually been a bit busy moving to another house before school starts up; things are mostly done but my main computer is still not set up.

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Saw this gem while walking around in NYC yesterday.

I’ll also be away for a while in the next two weeks, so the rest of the pictures will probably be up near the end of August, for those of you actually interested.