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Fun with radioactivity

So, I’ve had a box of uranium glass marbles sitting around the house for a decade or so, but it wasn’t until recently that we got a black light and could see them glow. Uranium glass is glass with uranium … Continue reading

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Treetop Obstacle Tour

My wife and I spent Labor Day afternoon on the Treetop Obstacle Course at Arbortrek Canopy Adventures in Jeffersonville, Vermont. It was arduous, difficult, and enormously fun… right up until my upper body strength gave completely out on the last, … Continue reading

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So, The Helpdesk Has My Laptop and I’m Sittin’ Here Workin’ On The Lite-Brite

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Frivolity at the Family Practice

I’ve been going to the same family practice for primary care issues for over ten years. Evergreen Family Health is located in Williston, VT and isn’t really all that close to our house in Richmond, but we started going there … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of the Dewey Decimal System

I worked at a public library in Christiansburg, Virginia between 1990 and 1993 — not full time, by any means, since I was also in graduate school at that time. Working at the circulation desk gave me an excellent, but … Continue reading

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Mailbox Follies

I managed to eke out 15 years and 10 months as a Vermont resident without having someone vandalize my mailbox. That ended today. Someone ripped the door clean off it. See above. I spent a merry few minutes rooting around … Continue reading

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Wherever I go, happiness follows

When you get to my age (46), you kinda have to walk a fine line between being that creepy old guy who thinks he’s funny, when he really isn’t, and giving rein to the stupid-ass sense of humor that you’ve … Continue reading

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