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Get Rich Slowly

Get Rich Slowly   Interesting.  Wordpress inserted previews for other links but not this one.  I wonder what the difference is.

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Tired, depressed

Yeah, that.  And my home phone is ringing.  I hate my home phone.  Why do I have one?  

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His Robot Girlfriend by Wesley Allison

His Robot Girlfriend by Wesley Allison 2014-09-16 / 2014-09-17 1.5 2014-09-17: Wow, what an extreme dose of meh. I wasn’t expecting much, and that’s good because all I got was a bunch of bland… blandness. Nothing important really happens. No … Continue reading

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The Human Division by John Scalzi

Title by Author: The Human Division (Omnibus) by John Scalzi 2014-09-07 / 2014-09-14 Rating: 4.5 2014-09-12: Enjoying this very much. I like the serial format, with very different “chapters” that still move the overall story ahead. 2014-09-15: That was good stuff. … Continue reading

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I’d like to include covers…

… but WordPress is resisting.

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Litany of Shit

I don’t know where the stray thought came from but it involved something I read the other day about the secret to samurai success being “calm”. I’m down with that idea and that collided with the litany against fear and … Continue reading

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Pocket Zero!!!

My reading list on Pocket, which was once over 400 articles, is presently at zero. Now to start on Instapaper. 🙂

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Joe Satriani at the Atlanta Symphony Hall

My first concert last night, Joe Satriani at the Atlanta Symphony Hall.  As is usual for me I waffled a lot on whether to go but in the end I thought I’d really regret if I didn’t.  KW went with … Continue reading

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Two Steps to Improve Your Emotional Life | In Their Own Words | Big Think

Two Steps to Improve Your Emotional Life | In Their Own Words | Big Think My summary of the article: Goals To be able to choose what we become emotional about and when we become emotional. To be able to … Continue reading

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Litany Against Fear — Litany Against Anger

From Dune, obviously. If you haven’t read it go do it now, it’s awesome. I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to … Continue reading

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