Monthly Archives: April 2009

Fun, in an Odd Way…

I always wondered… You can take the test here. It’s pretty short. I found it on Are We Lumberjacks? -Popgun

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Motorcycle Tires for a Dual Purpose Bike

I’ve been riding a long time; I think I’m on my tenth motorcycle, at the moment; It’s a DR650 Suzuki dual-purpose. Dual purpose bikes are sort of a niche product – if you can only afford one bike, they are … Continue reading

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Abandoned Pets

There must be a special place in hell reserved for people who abandon their pets beside the road out in the country. These people have no compassion – and no sense of responsibility. I wonder how many of them have … Continue reading

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iBotnet and the Mac

Interesting. iBotnet is a ‘Trojan horse’ that infects the Mac. I see that the PC people are cheering. Funny, though – you have to download and run pirated software (iWork 09) to get it. Since I don’t steal software, I’m … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows vs Apple OS X

There have been some ads put out by Microsoft recently that emphasize that Macs cost more than Windows machines, for equivalent hardware. This may in fact be true to a certain extent, though not nearly as much as Microsoft would … Continue reading

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Men (and Women) of God

It seems to me that any preacher, pastor, rabbi, or cleric of any stripe who feels called to do God’s work, and requires payment to do it, has questionable motives or misplaced priorities. The person truly called by God to … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day..

“No concept man forms is valid unless he integrates it without contradiction into the total sum of his knowledge. To arrive at a contradiction is to confess an error in one’s thinking; to maintain a contradiction is to abdicate one’s … Continue reading

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Another Gun Free Zone Massacre

Binghamton, New York – 13 innocent people murdered. In a gun-free zone. Quotes from an article by John R. Lott, Jr.: every single multiple victim public shooting in the US involving more than three people killed took place in one … Continue reading

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Accidental Blessings

Once upon a time, a long time ago when I was a young man, I was riding my Honda XL-350 dual purpose bike to work, about 3:30 PM in the afternoon. The weather was great, it was a good day … Continue reading

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Dents in Pickup Trucks

Once upon a time, long ago – I was 15 or 16, I believe. Dad had a project going, on the back side of our 70 acres, and I had been dragooned to help. We were replacing an old barb-wire … Continue reading

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