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Federal Government Shutdown

Oct 9th, 2013 | By

Wait … So, all government offices, parks, and monuments are closed, except for where illegal immigrants are concerned? And when a privately owned restaurant on federal property opens its doors and is successful they are forced to close down? Not to mention that in previous government shutdowns, things weren’t closed at all. What in the
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Two Sisters Bar and Books

Jul 12th, 2013 | By

FYI to everyone, this is my first post from the iPad, and first post of a restaurant. There is no reason why I picked this one first, maybe as a test. Still working on graphics (Mookees). Two Sisters Bar and Books 579 Hayes St, San Francisco Great little meeting spot if you’re just looking to
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English as an Official Language

May 14th, 2013 | By

(Originally posted March 9, 2006) Can anyone explain why those in power cater to people that don’t speak English?  Why money is spent on printing any number of different documents in whatever language we can guilt the government into printing?  The government is not a private industry.  They make their money from non-production of goods
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How to Create a Relationship

Apr 14th, 2013 | By

I am not an expert on this….who is, or can be?  I have found though, that certain things are imperative if one wants a lasting relationship, regardless of the type. 1)     You have to meet someone.  Seems like a stupid thing to say but let me be very clear.  It is not that easy.  Outside
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It’s the People, Not the Place

Mar 12th, 2013 | By

I have realized something I can remember my dad talking about since I was young, something that my brother said in a speech he gave when he won an award, probably sometime around the time I was 11 or 12.  When all is said and done you can accomplish a lot on your own.  You
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Ode to the Past

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By

This is not mine, but sometimes (well, frequently), someone else says it better than I ever could.  Granted, I did not grow up in the 1960s … but this is still true of my generation.  What does it say about today’s kids?  Yes, there are reasons some of these things have changed, and not all
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Lance Armstrong’s Publicist is a GENIUS!

Jan 21st, 2013 | By

Lance’s publicist says, “Lance, come clean now.  You will never have a better opportunity.” “Why?”  Lance replies. Publicist, “Just trust me.” I’m sure the story was a little bit more than that, but this played out so ridiculously well whoever does publicity for Lance had to have a crystal ball.  I’m not going to talk
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How to cook a turkey in your chimney

Jan 15th, 2013 | By

1)     Go to a fun place, like Portland, and meet and hang out with a lot of smart people.  People that do really cool things that help the world.  People that invent things you don’t understand.  Wonder how you know these smart people and try to not speak for fear they will realize you are
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Anchor Brewing Company

Dec 27th, 2012 | By

Anchor Brewing Company We started in the tasting room.  There were a couple of last minute cancellations, and Dave had jury duty … but luckily, he called right before we started because he got out early … ended up getting a 10 person tour with 11 people.  Absolutely a fantastic group of people. Our tour
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Merry Christmas

Dec 25th, 2012 | By
My own personalized bobblehead.

Merry Christmas everyone!  That’s right, Merry Christmas (or as Cartman would say, “Merry F@#!ing Christmas”).  Why so aggressive?  Because, while I understand the separation of church and state, I don’t understand the need for people to prevent someone else from celebrating whatever they want in whatever way they want to celebrate it.  If I say,
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