Monthly Archives: November 2006

No user serviceable parts inside.

Here’s a good little article from Make magazine, (and an earlier text version).They call it a “Maker’s Bill of Rights”, but I really don’t like that label because I think it cheapens, you know, actual civil rights. I’d probably call … Continue reading

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another good one from Claire; Buy Nothing Day

I love reading Claire Wolfe. The money quote here really struck a chord with me. You can click on the quote if you want to read the entire post. I love Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite of all holidays. No artificial … Continue reading

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No blog, just Thanksgiving greetings

Is there anything better than homemade pot-stickers? Besides, you know, getting someone else to make them? Many hands make light work, and everyone else grabbed the more traditional dishes, so I picked one of my favorites. Best wishes this Thanksgiving.

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“Here’s your Patriot Act. Here’s your #$%@ing Abuse of Power”

So I was going to comment on the UCLA student tazer incident, but it’s already being commented on all over the place, and any unique insight I might have, I’ve already commented on elsewhere. So I’ll just point you there. … Continue reading

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I didn’t vote

It was a big decision for me, because I have voted in every election since I’ve turned 18. I even cast a vote two years ago, declining to vote for the president but casting a ballot for the other races. … Continue reading

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