Tagged: blog

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Well aren’t you just SO clever?

I’ve been in many a Starbucks and sure the names of their sizes don’t really make much sense outside of their own RDF, but it isn’t that hard to figure it out. Their new displays even show the sizes of...

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The dangers of aural pleasure

I defy most people to listen to “Rhythm of the Night” by DeBarge and not find themselves singing along with it by the end of the tune. If you don’t, then you either have no soul or you’re the kind...

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stats: a Sprig for 2008

née: Sprig of Mint for 2008 Looks great from the outside, no? I need some kind of quick-release for my camera. I have it with me all the time, but I rarely take it out because I have somewhere to...

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food: Pimp My Stuffed Fowl

1. Turkey, 2. Goose, 3. Barbary duck, 4. Guinea fowl, 5. Mallard, 6. Poussin, 7. Quail, 8. Partridge, 9. Pigeon squab, 10. Pheasant, 11. Chicken, 12. Aylesbury duck It serves 125, takes eight hours to cook and is stuffed with...

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So Fresh, So Clean

I’ve actually had work to do since I got in this morning. This is a fairly rare occurrence that I just hit the ground running and don’t even take RSS breaks, so all you get is a picture of my...

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Social Net-Waking?

The first sleep and wake up social networking site, where your friends’ alarm messages wake you up! —Sleep.FM I have no idea if it works, how it works, I’m tempted to sign up just because I was talking about being...

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Hilariously derailed

I had something rattling around inside my head to write about over lunch, and then saw the above picture over on Tea & Cookies and completely lost my train of thought. She writes about the Big Book Sale in San...

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What’s Russian for “emo”?

Per Bill and MeFi: Six Apart Announces New Home for LiveJournal: Russia Uh, wow. I haven’t really looked into the links and stories to see what the majority LJ’er reaction is, but it seems that the “In Soviet Russia, Blog...

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I am NOT frustrated!!!

No, no… this doesn’t sound familiar to me at all! Of course that could be why I’m participating in NaBloPoMo and not NaNoWriMo. I’ve had to give up most of my webcomic daily reads, so I’m glad Pearls Before Swine...

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The only PR I’ll actually follow

Blog shilling time again: Project Rooftop. I don’t collect monthly comics anymore, they just take up too much space. Hell, I haven’t even managed to sort through the ones taking up space in my apartment now. I’ve heard that Marvel...

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“The Computer Guy” — I can relate

Hesitantly, I responded: “I work in computer support.” The transition to silence was immediate. All eyes suddenly turned to me, raised eyebrows all around. If you hadn’t heard my response, judging from everyone’s reaction you might think I said something...

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Thanksgiving Dinner: The Ultimate Table for One?

In her book, An Alphabet for Gourmets, the late M.F.K. Fisher wrote that “dining alone” has its place, however unpopular. “This misanthropic attitude is one I am not proud of,” she writes, “but it is firmly there, based on my...

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Dumbledore vs. Apple Store

It’s finally happened, my post about Dumbledore being a homo has garnered more interest than my post on the Apple Store’s dreadful customer service. I’m a little surprised at that, to be honest since the Apple Store post was linked...

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Why can’t I work for a place this cool?

“Well done” created by Bruketa & Zinić is the new annual report for Podravka, the biggest food company in South-East Europe. It consists of two parts: a big book containing numbers and a report of an independent auditor a small...