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Entries from September 23rd, 2009

What’s in a name?

September 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Potpourri

In a way, Farris Goldstein is my real name. I decided over a decade ago that, as much as I embrace technology, putting my thoughts out on the wires should probably be guarded by some kind of pseudonym. Those who know me understand that I’m just a silly guy who enjoys individual role playing, even […]

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Addicted To Thought

September 14th, 2009 · No Comments · Potpourri

I have three addictions. One of them, nicotine, will go away some day, but I’m not too concerned with the when or how. It is, contrary to what most might wish or think, the least important of my three addictions. The second addiction is fried mozzarella sticks. When they’re available, they have complete control over […]

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September 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Potpourri

Too many Ashleys, too many Robs. Can’t some of you call yourself Leela or Bob? Young me knew too many guys with my name. One was exceptional, the rest were the same. We were inseparable, and found all the gold, but somehow we missed out, so the story goes. If your name is Michael, and […]

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Middle brained

September 9th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Potpourri

I struggle with reading, but I have no problem writing. I’m very good at listening, but my hearing isn’t all that great. My eyes are a little weak, but I always see the light. I’m a cat person, but I’m in love with a puppy. I learn very slowly, but my teaching style is fast […]

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