Category: personal

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voting: Pull My Lever!

My current work machine is off getting a lobotomy, so I’m on a loaner. It’s slow, got nearly no memory and doesn’t even have all of the applications I need to do my job. Needless to say, it’s been a...

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Union Station: Walk It Out!

Another full day yesterday, met James, Michael and Fredo at Union Station and we took in the area, generally allowing our wanderlust to take us around. I was pleasantly surprised to see a Fantom Comics in one of the retail...

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on metro: Is that your bag?

After all these years, I finally had a real live “Is that your bag?” moment on the metro. It had nothing to do with combating terrorism or anything like that. I just didn’t want the poor guy to leave his...

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Just to put things into perspective…

Thinking about the electoral shenanigans, those appearing in campaign ads and those unattributed efforts from people trying to trick or scare voters, it reminds me of a story: In the old days the South came up with literacy tests to...

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Let There Be House!

Well the good news is that I’m not hooked on C-SPAN Radio today. With the rain outside and temps going down, I figured it should be a day to stay In The House [audio:http://www.defected.com/audio/radio/RadioShow_25.10.08.mp3] Bobby made me start reading the...

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Saturday is usually my lazy day!

The plan seemed simple enough, get up and out to see the new G1 phone at a T-Mobile location. James was our navigator, so he determined we should head to Pentagon City. I haven’t been to Pentagon City in ages,...

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food: What a crock!

I’m not sure I’ll ever forgive Norman for sending me one of his cast-offs, a 2-quart crock pot, or as the more refined say, slow cooker. Yes, I know it says Crock Pot on the damn thing, but I’m trying...