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Month: July 2008

Changes & New Features

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I’m thrilled to announce a number of changes.  Some are fairly small others are major. All should improve the usefulness of the site and make your life easier.  Have no fear the content and blog focus will remain the same, as will all of your old links.

Name Change

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New Blog Feature!

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Hello all, I’m thrilled to announce a new addition to the site. In an effort to continue to expand the usability of the blog while taking full ...

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Monsoons & Tempe Town Lake

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The winds grow high; Impending tempests charge the sky; The lightning flies, the thunder roars; And big waves lash the frightened shores. – Matthew Prior

Last night the valley got its first real monsoon of the season. With howling winds, thunderous bolts of lightning, and rain that left a number of roads shut down overnight, it burst ...

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Public Libraries in the Digital Age

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If you are not overly tech savvy you probably think that Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Networks are a mostly negative thing…used solely to facilitate the illegal sharing of data, violating copyright, and depriving the rightful authors of their well-deserved due. While P2P networks do facilitate the illegal transfer of a ...

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Strange Food & Odd Ideas

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I like odd food. So long as the smell is good, I can usually master my eyes/mind and down most things. Occasionally I’ll find a texture that’s over the top, but the smell is the real decider for me.  This pension for the bizarre and my love of cooking ...

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Colorado Part II

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In my last post I left you as we turned in for the evening after a soggy but delightful day spent in the San Juan Mountain Range.  We had set up camp at point [3] and after debating re-locating each night, elected to use it as a base ...