Monthly Archives: October 2012

Scenes from a Buddy Tragedy

Today’s find in the Library of Congress Flickr feed is a curious pair of photographs.Consider, first of all,Eduard Freiherr von Böhm-Ermolli, Austrian (and eventually German) field marshal (served primarily in WWI, died in 1941): The moustache alone is rather…ehem…striking, but it’s … Continue reading

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An Open Letter In Two Short Acts

Act I — An email from an unknown person to me, discovered in my inbox this morning: Compliment, Your support is needed for the transfer and investment of funds which belongs to my late client who share similar surnames with … Continue reading

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The Human Judging Ring At The Fair

Once again, it’s time for a trip to the Library of Congress Flickr Feed — this time with shiny old rotten ideas! Look and see what came up in the feed this week: The child in this picture (probably taken … Continue reading

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Adventures in Disastrous Cookery

I have recently developed the habit of using any otherwise unoccupied Saturday night for some mad food science. It’s a little weird — I have spent most of my adult life living on frozen food and takeout, with only occasional … Continue reading

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