Monthly Archives: May 2015

Social graces learned socially

Fridays at the Robot Farm (where we farm for robots, not where robots farm) we get all social and have a group lunch at the Mexi-CAN place. As opposed to the other one we call the Mexi-Can’t place. Never eat … Continue reading

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BEEEEZZZZZ

5-29-15 I heard about this on NPR this morning. The guy decides to set a new record for the heaviest coat of bees. The put several queens on him and dumped the drones at his feet He smoked a cigarette … Continue reading

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Book zero, version 4-25-13 intro

Please forgive me for the cliché. But… Once upon a time, there was a man. He was unremarkable in almost every way, possibly cleverer than most but so what. One day, he started to scribble. He didn’t know it yet, … Continue reading

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Live Fire

5-27-15 Here at the Robot Farm (where we farm for robots, not where robots farm), when they decide to “let you go” or “terminate your contract”, they have a special place for that sort of thing…….way out back at the … Continue reading

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I want to give up

I’ve had a rough couple of days, relatively speaking, which is to say relative to me. Anyway, I was really down about it till I read this. Do you know why people play music? Or draw, or write, or act, … Continue reading

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Krack a toe….uh…..on the table leg

5-20-15 You know how I like to say that many things in the 21st century have their roots in the 19th, and today is no exception. The Krakatoa volcano in the Sunda Strait of Indonesia began erupting on this date … Continue reading

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There is too much nature outside

I’ve been inside at the robot farm (where we farm for robots, not where robots farm) for at least 5 hours now. I work in a metal box inside of a larger metal box with no windows all day. In … Continue reading

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popes galore

3-15-15 In my continuing series about how everything important in the 21st century has its roots in the 19th, it was May the 15th in 1891 that Pope Leo XIII issued an official Roman Catholic Church encyclical addressing 19th-century labor … Continue reading

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Rerum Novarum

In my continuing series about how everything important in the 21st century has its roots in the 19th, it was May the 15th in 1891 that Pope Leo XIII issued an official Roman Catholic Church encyclical addressing 19th-century labor issues. It’s called … Continue reading

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religiously inconvenient

5-11-15 I know that I prefer to write about how many things in the 21st century have their roots in the 19th century. But today I want to talk about how everything in the 21st century has a tap root … Continue reading

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