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Month: April 2008

Hosteling

Idle Feet

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The Road goes ever on and on Out from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, Let others follow it who can! Let them a journey new begin -Tolkien

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The gift of travel is a wonderful thing. It expands the mind, liberates the heart, and refreshes the spirit. ...

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Las Vegas Desert Challenge Ballroom Competition

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This past weekend Nate and I attended the Las Vegas Desert Challenge Ballroom Competition with ASU’s Devil Dancesport Team. The competition draws students from several major southwestern universities and is held over a two-day period. My little brother Nate is currently a Sophomore at ASU and has picked up where I left off with the ballroom program. As part ...

Tips & Tricks: Save Money on Food

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Gas prices are skyrocketing and though it’s just starting food prices are probably going to follow suit. Last night after doing a bit of reading on the widespread impact current increases in gas prices will have on the cost of every day goods I wandered into the kitchen for a midnight snack. As I stood there staring staring blankly at ...

Video Game Violence & AZ HR 2660

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Open letter to Mr. Warde V. Nichols:

Mr. Nichols,

A recent Ars Technica article (http://arstechnica.com) caught my attention as both an Arizonan and an individual with significant technological experience. As the sponsor of HR 2660 and with an update noting that you intended to continue to pursue the bill next year I’d like to offer some feedback from a Millennial. ...

New Salsa/Rumba Videos

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Howdy all,

I decided to take my camera out with me this weekend to two dance events and recorded some quick video. These videos are significantly different than the footage you may have seen from December/May a year ago.

The first is a Rumba filmed at the Shall We Dance studio during Devil Dance Sport’s Spring Magic Themed dance on ...

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IPowerweb – Buyer Be Ware

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**The saga continues. DO NOT USE THIS COMPANY. As of January 2009, I am no longer using Ipower. The company is downright crooked. View the latest update here.

Due to heavy traffic, customer’s calls and chats will sometimes be put on hold for longer than usual and sometimes disconnected automatically. – Ipowerweb

In the first half of 2002 I ...