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I’m not apologizing for my morals

I’m not going to apologize for making you feel like a schmuck. You know who you are. I have morals and standards and I, personally, don’t look up certain information on the net, even though I could, because it’s just not my damn business. At the same time, I’m not trying to make you feel […]

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My Life Travel

I am a dichotomy

I am 32 years old, and it wasn’t until August that I took my first driving lesson by a non-familymember/family friend. I am 32, and for 15 years, I’ve not had a drivers license or permit. I am 32, and at 18, I once failed the written drivers test. So yeah, there’s one part of […]

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Fixed yer door!

Like all offices, I have one with good bathrooms and not so good ones. The best ones have soft toilet paper, a supply of paper towels, a working emergency tampon machine, and decent lights. Oh, and a fan. It MUST have a working fan for those days that everyone at work has the chilie. I […]

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Crazy People Are Crazy

Sometimes I look at how seriously people take things and I wonder if I’m defective or if they’re just freakin’ NUTS. Fandoms are, as a rule, a little weird. They’re nothing new, and have been around since Ogg first learned to play rocks, and garnered a group of fans. Oggies, now known as groupies or […]

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Security, Innovation and a Bicycle Map

I’m a huge proponent of using the wrong thing for the right purpose. Need a cloak for the SCA? Get an army blanket and hem it. Need an emergency ankle strap so your pants don’t get eaten by your gears? Hair scrunchie! The list goes ever onward in my misuse or misappropriation of items for […]

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Technical

Every Site should have a Favicon

Imagine summing up everything a website is about in a 16x16px square. That’s the goal of a favicon (short for favorites icon). Pretty much every site out there has one, and it’s a devil of a task to make one that looks appropriate, identifiable and understandable in such a small space. As much time as […]