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Duncanville council member facing charges after heated meeting

I had thought I had seen or heard of almost everything to happen in small time politics, but this is a new one by me. Duncanville council member hospitalized, facing charges after heated meeting | Duncanville City Councilman Paul Ford … Continue reading

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Banks Starting to Walk Away on Foreclosures – NYTimes.com

In Homeowners’ Latest Woe, Banks Are Skipping Foreclosures – NYTimes.com Wow. So what happens when the bank decides to cancel the foreclosure auction? The property goes into limbo. The title is still in the “owner’s” name. The city can go after the … Continue reading

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Agency says inexperience led to NFL boating deaths – Los Angeles Times

Agency says inexperience led to NFL boating deaths – Los Angeles Times On February 28th, 2009, a 21 foot fishing boat overturned about 50 miles offshore from Florida. A very sad, tragic event, with only one survivor. Three other people were … Continue reading

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Desert Drive

Today, I went back up to Amargosa and back. A few notes: Many Denny’s restaurants are closing. At least one in Victorville, and the one in Baker is now a Pancake House. The good news is that it has all … Continue reading

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Photos of a crashed plane

Last week, my father and my brother went up to Nevada to look at some wells and drilling equipment. On the way back, they saw a downed aircraft next to an airfield. I thought my aviation inclined readers might like … Continue reading

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Weather

Water falling from the sky. Water falling from the ground. Water on the ground

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AT&Ts 3G MicroCell to patch iPhone dead zones

One big issue for people who have iPhones is the lack of coverage in certain areas. Like, oh a bedroom, basement, or the whole state of Vermont at one time. Supposedly, there’s a fix coming soon, where you own an … Continue reading

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Lots of fire trucks!

I’m driving home, about 9:10pm. I come over the Firestone bridge at the 710, and I smell a little smoke. I see a Firetruck racing up behind me as I approach Atlantic, and I pull over. He’s slowing down, but … Continue reading

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I need to post more

Items on my agenda to post in the future (and may not get around to): 1) Spot: Satellite Personal Tracker (currently on loan out) you can track my location with the widget on this page! 2) iLife09- Apple’s new software, … Continue reading

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Bergmonch Folding Backpack Bike

Bergmonch Folding Backpack Bike What a way to go: backpack up a mountain, then ride the bike you carried up hill back down! The website is in German, but it appears the bike is 9.5 kg, or 21 pounds. Which … Continue reading

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