Monthly Archives: February 2008

In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Iraq: Conrad Alvarez, 22, of Big Spring, Texas; sergeant, Army. Alvarez was among three soldiers who died Wednesday of injuries suffered a day earlier when their vehicle … Continue reading

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Busted

So Max, the Rose and the Boy are all sick, to varying degrees; he’s just got a bit of a cough, but the two oldest both have pretty high fevers, and Max decides to make things inneresting by investing in … Continue reading

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That Thing You Do

Feelin’ wretched. The virus that sent Max to the hospital nailed me Monday, meaning it’s now hit everyone in the fambly except, oddly, for The Boy, who’s generally the sickly one. Contrary bugger. How do chillens deal with fevers the … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following U.S. military personnel killed in Iraq: Michael T. Manibog, 31, of Alameda, California; specialist, Army. Manibog was one of four soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Taji, Iraq, … Continue reading

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Balloon Hats

I loves me my Boing Boing so very much. It makes the world a much more interesting place. And sometimes a bit happier too. The guy with the balloons is an artist named Addi Somekh. And how great is he?

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Never a Good Start

“Hello?” “Hi. First of all, don’t freak out: she’s okay.” We’ve all gotten calls like that. Which doesn’t make them any less alarming. (She really is okay, by the by, just a bit sad and uncomfortable and the sorry recipient … Continue reading

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Top Ten Love Songs

So my pal DT axed me, p’raps with Valentine’s Day on his mind: If you had to think of your 10 favorite love songs ever – rock-n-roll genre – how long would it take you to compile the list? We’re … Continue reading

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