November 2004

spill-proof coffee carrier

It all started decades ago when I saw a short item in Scientific American about a “spill-proof coffee carrier” (SPCC).


Dad
Explanations/Observations/Stories
11/25/04

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A Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss Hart

Rolling Stone magazine, in another “Special Collectors Issue” has listed the 500 greatest songs of all time.


Dad
News/Observations/Reviews
11/23/04

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Musical Keys

So I whipped out a pad of paper and started to derive the keys from first principles.


Dad
Observations
11/23/04

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Mom, I have a driver’s license.

After a year of mom’s prying, Dan finally gets an Illinois driver’s license.


Dan
Observations
11/22/04

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Athletes Brawling

In the USA, brawling athletes get fined. In Uruguay, they get jailed.


Patrick
News/Observations
11/20/04

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“Do They Know It’s Christmas” Yet?

Bono says to thank God it’s them instead of you. Primo Levi says different.


Patrick
News/Quotes
11/17/04

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New Evil for PC Users

A new nefarious method of “phishing” for bank account and credit card information.


Patrick
News
11/15/04

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Planning for Utah

Well, folks, I believe that if we are truly going to have a skiing Christmas this year, it will take…


Kathleen
Ideas/Plans
11/13/04

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Sebald on Writing

W. G. Sebald tries to encapsulate the neurosis of writing.


Patrick
Quotes
11/12/04

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Stupid Quotes

What do egotism, ignorance, confidence, and stupidity have in common?


Patrick
Quotes
11/10/04

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Schlimazel

Schlemiel, schlemazel, hosenpepper incorporated!


Patrick
Words
11/06/04

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Bush’s Certainty

Evidence of George W. Bush’s delusional certainty in doing “God’s will.”


Patrick
Observations
11/02/04

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