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The No-Fail Way to Make Me Roll My Eyes | Political right-wing nut-jobs.

Ephemera / Uncategorized

Political crazies can be depended upon to make me roll my eyes and clench my jaw. These range from people who think that Obama invented AIDS to those full-blown nutcases who believe that Americans are the Lost Tribes of Israel and thus America is biblically mandated to rule over other nations — either that or that they're being followed by mysterious unmarked black helicopters that no one else can ever see.

Would I Survive No Internet for a Whole Month?

Ephemera / Uncategorized

Bookstamp Of course it's possible to live without the Internet for a month. It's possible to live without everything but food, shelter and clothing for a month. But this is a question designed more about seeing how addicted to a behavior and source of information and entertainment one is. Yes, I'm addicted to the Internet. We all are to some extent, anyone who is reading this. I am battling this to the extent of giving […]

My first job: office work

Ephemera / Uncategorized

I was a receptionist at my father's office during a couple of summers at the end of high school. Fortunately I didn't have to have an interview; I was simply told I had a job. I was merely the last in a long series of female cousins who worked at the office because, well… because we did.

Beware of Facebook Dangers – Reviews, News, and How To Geeks

Ephemera / Uncategorized

Danger!! How’s that for a blog title that screams fear, uncertainty and doubt!? Fact is Facebook boast 400 million users and is in so many ways seems out of the control of its founder, and is looking dangerous. This is a company that has grown faster than fast and has a (very intelligent) 20 something CEO just out of puberty calling the shots. It seems the amount they (his Board? CIO? ) lets him run […]