Category Archives: Acts of human creation

A general catch all category for things created by mankind.

Persian Fire

I was in at Barnes and Noble earlier in the week, and came away with a few choice books to go through. One that caught my eye is Persian Fire, by Tom Holland. A single volume history of the Persian … Continue reading

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New Readings

Last night I finished off my second new book in 3 days. Friday night I stopped off at the Long Beach Barnes and Noble, and I bought The Grapple by Turttledove, continuing his alternate history of “What if the South … Continue reading

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Help a friend out

My friend Exirabit needs some help with a quiz she’s written for her grad work. It’s specifically aimed at kids in certain circumstances, but she’s looking for beta testers to try it out. So check it out, and help a … Continue reading

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Jury Duty

Well, back in June I got a Jury Duty summons. I was originally supposed to serve during my aborted Grand Canyon Raft Trip, during the second week. I got it moved before the raft trip of course. I just called … Continue reading

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Which Serenity Character am I

Your results:You are Malcolm Reynolds (Captain) Malcolm Reynolds (Captain) 65% Inara Serra (Companion) 55% Jayne Cobb (Mercenary) 50% Kaylee Frye (Ship Mechanic) 50% Dr. Simon Tam (Ship Medic) 50% Zoe Washburne (Second-in-command) 45% Derrial Book (Shepherd) 45% Wash (Ship Pilot) … Continue reading

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Which Year am I?

You Belong in 1965 If you scored… 1950 – 1959: You’re fun loving, romantic, and more than a little innocent. See you at the drive in! 1960 – 1969: You are a free spirit with a huge heart. Love, peace, … Continue reading

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New Moderator!

While I’m gone on vacation, Naeem has been good enough to take over moderation duties. While I’m planning, but haven’t yet done, a blog posting for each day I’m gone, I’m not expecting many comments. Spam has been minimal to … Continue reading

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web stat counting….

So I discovered one of my legacy web statistics counters started adding in pop up ads. So I’m removing Nedstat, turned into webstat4u from my site. They were only on my static web pages, and I probably won’t finish until … Continue reading

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Mail Call!

My rant about the timing of a jury duty summons! Continue reading

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Oh, Foreman

Foreman on House… on man on man. What a suspense….. and it’s not over. what’s the bad news… Will he be drooling or not? This show…. has got me avoiding more spoilers than anything…. I can’t predict anything, even two … Continue reading

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