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3/19/09

6:13 PM Picture of the day (not mine): 3:25 PM Last night I saw Bill Maher’s Religulous. It was very good, in his signature sarcastic style. Toward the end he said something I really liked, something along the lines of: What society needs in response to the unanswered questions we have as human beings are [...]

3/04/09 / Habius

11:30 AM I’ve discovered a great site for watching free documentary films. 10:41 AM Immigrants are returning to China and India! (and other places too). From article: Because immigrants are critical to the country’s long-term economic health. Despite the fact that they constitute only 12% of the U.S. population, immigrants have started 52% of Silicon [...]

Doggie and me

I protect, even revere, my books. After reading one I sometimes leave it by the bedside. Lila, being who she is, grabs it up without haste and cheerfully starts tearing off the cover and chewing away pages and binding. (Most recently, she’s managed to chew off the cover and liner pages of The Deptford Trilogy, [...]

Made in __: three sweet words

There are three words that are the sweetest words in the world of manufacture: Made in Germany. Think Porsche, A. Lange & Sohne, Leica, Schneider Kreuznach, ZF – and these are just the names well-known in N. America. From Wikipedia article (bold mine): The label was originally introduced in Britain by the Merchandise Marks Act [...]

Where I’ve lived

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