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Monthly Archive for April, 2011

Quote #18 – Who Doesn’t Like Cake

On Larry Correia’s ability to reconcile being a defense contractor and getting riled up about government waste, a position that I’ve find myself in on numerous occasions. I am just absolutely delighted by the idea of a member of the military-industrial complex bitching about the size of government or wasteful programs. – Punditus Maximus, commenter […]

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On a recent Friday evening, I was pulled over for speeding on I-95S in the middle of Fayetteville, North Carolina. I was aware of my speed (since I had cruise control on), although not of the precise speed limit. The details aren’t really important, nor are any excuses. I was speeding. It was a valid […]

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Observation #54 – Silver Lining

Despite our first inclination to disbelieve, even overcast days can be beautiful. They give us a tempting and hopeful glimpse of sun behind the clouds. Something to look forward to.

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Savannah: City of Trees

Savannah is known for its squares. These twenty-two city-block sized plots of municipal property form the border of the historic district and are filled with gardens, grass, monuments, benches, paths, walkways, and all sorts of pleasantness. But as nice as these squares are, the historic district of Savannah is first and foremost a city of […]

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Quote #17 – Overreaction

We find overreaction everywhere, not just in security theater. Sadly. The same mechanisms that drive national overreaction to terrorist incidents are at work in the corporation too. – Ross Anderson, Security Engineering: A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems

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Mongolian Grill in Columbia

The recipe for any Mongolian Grill is simple: hit up the buffet-style tables and pack whatever you want into the bowl, be it vegetables or meats or seasoning sauces or any combination thereof, then watch as the cook fries it up on a huge iron griddle and brings it back to the table. Indulge, enjoy, […]

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As I tweeted earlier, eating Cool Mint Cream Oreos is like brushing your teeth with chocolate. Aside from the feeling that you’ve got chocolate particles in your teeth, you’ll feel minty fresh. Try it.

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River Street in Savannah

Walking down Bay Street in Savannah you’ll see all sorts of upscale shops, eateries, and majestic looking buildings, including the Savannah Cotton Exchange. But really, I think the real beauty is what’s behind the facade… …in between many of the buildings you’ll find stairs that take you down a level into the bowels beneath the […]

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