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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2010

From the Dropkick Murphys:

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Riding the Train Downtown

September 14, 2005

The Maximum Leader muses on the merits of mass transit.

Kirk to Enterprise…

August 22, 2005

I want one.
(I already have a folding phone, which I have to open like a classic communicator to speak into, but still…)
(via aTypical Joe).

I Bet Rob Changes the Locks…

August 11, 2005

This is very much an inside-baseball kind of post, so I apologize in advance to any casual readers…
Even though Kathy asserts that she didn’t write this entertaining (and disturbing) portrayal of Rob the Llamabutcher (pointing the finger at Bill Ardolino instead), I bet Rob and Steve will take a good, hard look at their generous password policies and revoke someone’s posting privileges.
I do have to admit that I’m relieved that Kathy didn’t write it, as parts were just a bit, well, mean. But that’s perfectly OK if it’s Bill writing about the Llamas.
You know, Princess Cat recently asked about a NoVA/DC blogmeet. I think Rob, Ted, Bill, and all you other DC bloggers should get together and set up a Rob v. Bill cage match for your entertainment. Take lots of pictures for our reading enjoyment.
Bonus points if there’s a vile-tempered Scottish dwarf involved.
(Seriously, Bill, was the dwarf your idea, or something Goldstein came up with??)

Teal?!

May 26, 2005

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Teal is your Lightsaber’s color.
The color Teal signifies trustworthiness, devotion and healing. It is also the indication of a spiritual guide and natural teacher.
What Colored Lightsaber Would You Have?
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30,000

January 17, 2005

At 9:30 this morning, I received my 30,000th visitor (IP address 209.247.222.#) to this blog. Appropriately enough, they entered the page via a Google search for “Markie Post” and exited from the SF Babe category archive.
Other interesting applications of the number 30,000:
Lightning-bolt current averages 30,000 amps
The view from 30,000 feet.
Another view from 30,000 feet.
Yet another view from 30,000 feet.
Still another view from 30,000 feet (my favorite view, by the way).
When I started blogging almost a year and a half ago, I wasn’t sure how this would turn out. After the first few months, I never dreamed I would attract more than 100 readers a day. Passing this milestone is a real treat. Even more gratifying has been getting to know my small but regular group of return readers. Thank you all for coming by!

In Vino, ?

December 6, 2004

Tomorrow the Supreme Court will hear Swedenburg v. Kelly and Granholm v. Heald, regarding interstate shipment of wine (for more links, see here).
I have to confess a personal interest in the outcome of the case, as my wife and I have been getting into wines. The ability to order directly from out-of-state wineries would be wonderful.
But of course our country has almost as complicated a history with alcohol as it does with race. The Pacific Research Institute has an excellent overview of the issues: Wine Wars: Defending E-Commerce and Direct Shipment In The National Wine Market.
I hope the Supremes take a strong stand for capitalism and free trade and against these unsavory vestiges of Prohibition.

Why We Fight

June 22, 2004

As the media work themselves into a lather about <straw man alert> no link between 9/11 and Iraq </straw man alert>, it’s nice to run across some sanity from one of the men on the ground.