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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Nice to meet you…

…even though we just met (and even then we didn’t really meet)…it was an encounter of a few minutes and neither of us got to learn much about each other except how we look, what our voices sound like, what we do and where we’re from…we’ll probably also never see each other again, or if [...]

Observation: Purell

Yesterday, at a rest stop, I was amused to notice the product description on a bottle of Purell brand hand-sanitizer (italics mine): Purell kills 99.99% of most common germs that may make you sick. What I found amusing was all the maybes in the description. What exactly is 99.99% of most? Just how different is [...]

7/16/08 / Wine

What makes a marriage work

According to the Aussies, the following factors decide whether a marriage works or not: A husband who is nine or more years older than his wife is twice as likely to get divorced, as are husbands who get married before they’re 24 One-fifth of couples that have children before marriage separate, versus 9% of couples [...]

First impression: Full-suspension

I’ve had a whole of two rides on: No surprise: Full-suspension riding has its advantages and disadvantages. In short, here’s what I thought while I was riding: Pros Can stay seated through small-to-medium bumps Can bomb through stuff like rocks and roots Requires less thinking (more time for daydreaming) Cons Heavier – more weight to [...]

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