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A quick one, before we break

May 28th, 2010 · 28 Comments · Potpourri

I fix machines that were not broken, And say cute things best left unspoken. I cannot heal the weak or sick, I much prefer to help them kick. I teach the rules that have no class From the text we all keep in our ass. There’s no degree, in school or verity, To grant myself […]

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They can’t get the best of you unless you let ’em

March 25th, 2010 · 31 Comments · Potpourri

I wrote a new “Hire Me To Manage Your IT” craigslist ad. It was (if I do say so myself) beautiful. Honest, respectful, and up-front. Anybody could read it and know that I could help them out, without getting the sense that I felt they had to. Fees and expectations were expressed, along with my […]

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I Always Have Something In My Eye

August 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Potpourri

What did the Goldsteins say when their homework crossed the street? Our dog ate it. Yesterday was not fun. When the worst was over I poured two glasses of wine, and we toasted both of our sweet little rats, as Grace likes to call them. B had to remind me to clink the glasses, which […]

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Changes In Gratitudes, Changes In Platitudes

July 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Potpourri

This entry needs pictures, but I don’t have any that fit. When you reach a point where you need an image in your brain and I haven’t properly painted it, go take a look at Revjim’s blog entries or B’s photostream from the week following July 11 and just pick one. I took off for […]

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Part VIII: Fire and Ice

June 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Potpourri

WordPress is acting wonky. I upgraded it a few days ago, and have posted a few things here since then. However, every now and then it (or my browser) just won’t let me type anything in the content field. When that happens, I click frantically for a while and then give up. Dashboard Widgets to […]

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