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22 February 1984 was the last morning I ever woke up as a civilian. By the end of that day, I was legally a US Army Soldier, albeit one entirely lacking in the training required to refine my civilian ore … Continue reading
This quote for today is pretty much word-for-word. However, since I’m quoting, by memory, from an article I read in an issue of analog SCIENCE FICTION/SCIENCE FACT sometime around 1976*, I can’t vouch for complete accuracy. The principle remains intact, … Continue reading
In the song “The Ballad of John and Yoko,” try replacing the line “They look just like two gurus in drag” with “She looks just like Cthulhu in drag.” It makes even more sense after the replacement, doesn’t it?
I’ve been thinking about buying a used RV for cash. That way, even if my current job is downsized, I’ll own my residence (even if I won’t necessarily own the place where it rests at night). One logical place for … Continue reading
Earlier today, I went to the 4th Avenue Winter Street Fair in Tucson. While browsing for gifts, I saw a vendor selling “collapsible chopsticks.” Each chopstick in the pair is made of two pieces; the thinner end of each had … Continue reading
Turns out that AFSCME President Lee Saunders had a totally original idea of using an empty chair as a prop in a political speech! Truly brilliant! In fact, Mr. Saunders used an empty chair to mock a private citizen’s earlier … Continue reading