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Entries from November 30th, 2004

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November 30th, 2004 · Comments Off on 36 · Personal

I am more or less at the statistical midpoint of my life span. And I still don’t have a plasma screen television. (Thanks to Wigu for the link to Perry Bible Fellowship, a twisted but brilliant comic strip.)

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Pass the tissues

November 29th, 2004 · Comments Off on Pass the tissues · Personal, TV

In the days of my callow youth, I once took great pride in my ability to be unmoved and dry-eyed at movies. Stoically, I would watch, while some around me would weep at any and all maudlin film moment. “It’s just a movie,” I would think, aloof in my detachment. I was too cool. Now, […]

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How to lose my business, twice

November 26th, 2004 · Comments Off on How to lose my business, twice · Customer Service, Gaming, Stupidity

There’s a lot of games which hardly warrant a $40-$50 purchase, but can be fun for a few days. These games are perfect for renting. While we can rent from either the local Blockbuster or independent rental place near us, both suffer from poor inventories. Also if we rent a game that’s good enough to […]

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Danke

November 25th, 2004 · Comments Off on Danke · Cooking, Personal

I am mostly thankful that I didn’t give my wife salmonella. Instead, we had a juicy bird and a good meal. We had a whole bird, steamed carrots, sauted asparagus with garlic, new potatoes, sweet potatoes, stuffing and cranberry sauce. No Atkins fans in this house. Give us our carbs, damn it. The only cooking […]

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Exploring

November 24th, 2004 · Comments Off on Exploring · Dining, Personal

We’ve decided to start some new traditions in the Nosuch house. After a fine meal out, both Conny View definition in a new window and I realized we simply don’t get out and explore our city from a dining and nightlife standpoint. We get out often enough, but we tend to go to our favorite spots. Since we have a lot […]

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