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Jun 26

Blog solution. Maybe.

As you can see from editing of the last post, something Very Very Bad happened last week, causing quite a consternation. Through some digging, it appears my blog contracted the equivalent of a disease so bad and rare the doctor … Continue reading

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Jun 10

The most accurate headline of the year

“You can never have too many kolaches”. It may be a seasonal article, but consider the alternative…

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Jun 02

Great Scott!

From California: Man receives ticket after hitting 88 mph in his DeLorean Absolutely worth it.

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May 13

Where in the World…

It’s last week’s SNL, yes, but WOW, the thought that went into the production design, clothing, and animation for a two-minute skit is clearly from a position of love for the source material. They even got the gumshoes’ coats right! … Continue reading

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May 01

Great Plains Trip Day 5

August 6, 2016: An overhead sign tells US 30 travelers they’ve crossed the 100th Meridian in Cozad, Nebraska. Grand Island, Nebraska — Of things that could go “wrong” on my trip without being time-consuming or truly tragic, three of them … Continue reading

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Apr 17

I wrote a check for 67 cents

Ever since the IRS stopped mailing income tax forms, I’ve been free-filing my taxes online with H&R Block. It’s been fine — or at least it was, until this year. For 2016, my withholding ended in “9.33″ — but the … Continue reading

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Mar 08

Driving a DeLorean made to match ‘Back to the Future’

I saw the (an) actual DeLorean used in the “Back to the Future” trilogy at Universal Studios in Orlando. But this… This is heavy. YOU CAN EVEN PROGRAM THE TIME CIRCUITS

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Feb 28

KCCI, KETV about to be kicked off satellite – again

For the second time this calendar year, the parent company of KCCI and KETV is in a retransmission dispute with a pay-TV provider. At the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day, KCCI and other Hearst stations were pulled from … Continue reading

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Feb 18

Devaluation by omission

For the old salts of the Internet, read this sentence and notice what it doesn’t say. Quick, name five tech websites. Give up? There’s Recode, The Verge,Tech Crunch, Select All and Ars Technica. A glance at Techmeme, the aggregator for Silicon Valley obsessives, shows at least … Continue reading

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Jan 20

The flags on “Designated Survivor”

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m trying to hold interest in “Designated Survivor” but there are plot elements rubbing me the wrong way. The “winter finale”, which included a woman walking away from a serious car crash and being well enough … Continue reading

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