Daily Archives: June 26, 2007

The Point at Which I Stop Being the Perfect Consumer

You know, I’m as gaa-gaa over tech as the next geeky, overfed American nerd, but at a certain point fiscal restraint kicks in and temps down my need for the next new hot thing. Thus is my ardor for the iPhone suddenly cooled when it’s revealed that the low-end phone plan for the thing is […]

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ALA Recap

I spent my weekend in the Washington DC area at the ALA conference, which was actually a whole lot of fun. The first reason was that I’m a tremendous fan of librarians in a general sense, and the specific librarians I met over the weekend were fairly excellent as individuals, and basically a whole lot […]

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Basement Apartment

Oooh, neat. I found the video for Sarah Harmer’s song “Basement Apartment”: I love this song, because I think it pretty much nails that place in time when you’re in your early 20s, and you have that college degree but no money because you’re killing time as a barista or comic book store staff member […]

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Some Very Specific Advice

A really ripe and juicy nectarine is a true taste treat, but you probably shouldn’t eat it directly over your computer’s keyboard. You’re welcome.

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