Iraq War Quiz

Test your knowledge of facts concerning the Iraq situation. I received an email copy of Steve Shalom’s Iraq quiz. As I usually do with such items, I searched for a web source and found it on several sites. After seeing it on the All Hat, No Cattle site, I wandered around that site a little… Continue reading Iraq War Quiz

Campus Crime

Yet another installment in our irregular series about the evils and dangers from which our campus police are diligently protecting us.

Back in the Wednesday Groove

Just finished watching West Wing, which I’ve missed the last few weeks. I was beginning to be afraid the network was pulling it because they were afraid it might cause people to think, which is undesirable in times of war. But it was back tonight. And while blogging about a TV show might seem like… Continue reading Back in the Wednesday Groove

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They call it PA-Trolling

Earlier this week, I mentioned some of the pleasant signs that spring is returning to campus. As certainly as spring flowers attract bees, today I noticed another predictable spring occurrence. As I walked out of the Student Center after lunch, I spotted two (male) members of the Lexington Fayette-County Mounted Police just standing on the… Continue reading They call it PA-Trolling

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Salam Pax .. aka Blogger of Baghdad

A Guardian article (thanks, Gretchen) discusses a blog allegedly written by an Iraqi in the suburbs of Baghdad. The article discusses the common questions about its authenticity, and the author seems convinced that it’s real. Furthermore, Chris Albritton of Back to Iraq says he has been in touch with him and is planning an interview.

Dangers of Drinking

A co-worker sent me this link to an example of the dangers of alcohol. The idea isn’t new; I’ve seen variations of this theme before, but this is the most artistic rendering of the theme that I’ve seen.

Spring Fever

As I say about this time every year, the only problem with looking forward to spring is that it means the end of hunt season. That’s especially true this year, when so much of the season was lost to weather, and other complications kept me out of the saddle on days when I should have… Continue reading Spring Fever

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Now I understand … NOT

A local peace and justice activist passed along a couple of sadly humorous items which I thought were worth noting here because, although not original, they seem to be fairly obscure and well worth reading. I managed to find both of them on the web, so I’ll just provide links. The first, by an unknown… Continue reading Now I understand … NOT

Critical Flaw?

In what has become a fairly routine occurrence, Microsoft announces yet another “critical” security flaw in most versions of Windows. Why not just admit that Windows itself is a critical security flaw?

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