Monthly Archives: February 2011

While I’m at it, I’d also like a pony

The Daily Post asks, what would you do with $1 million, tax-free? Set 1/4 to 1/3 of it aside for my son. Pay off my credit card, then cancel the card and get a new one that has a much … Continue reading

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The eagle has flown

Yesterday afternoon, representatives from Game and Inland Fisheries and the Wildlife Center of Virginia released a golden eagle at Harvey’s Knob on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Before its release, the eagle was fitted with a transmitter to allow scientists to … Continue reading

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VDOT should totally hire me

I was pleased and amused to find out this morning that I’d won a “caption this” contest hosted by Roanoke Times columnist Dan Casey. He posted a photo of a highway electronic message board with a misspelled word on it … Continue reading

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There’s a far over thar

Earlier today we drove out to the ruins of Catawba Furnace to take pictures for a friend with an interest in old foundries, and also because I’ve wanted to explore the site ever since I realized it was there. It’s … Continue reading

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Morals, shmorals

Well, bugger that. I spent the past several hours crafting a post about general trends in American high school history studies and its application as propaganda about the American Empire, but it’s a Friday and no one wants to read … Continue reading

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