Monthly Archives: February 2012

Boing! Boing! Boing! Boing! Boing!

Happy Leap Day!

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The 2012 Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest results are in!

The 2012 Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest results are in! Congratulations to our 2012 winners! GRAND PRIZE: “Taking the High Road” by R.P.L. JohnsonSECOND PLACE: “Scramble” by Martin L. ShoemakerTHIRD PLACE: “One Cog” by James Wymore I just got the … Continue reading

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Fiscal Entropy

Fiscal Entropyby Martin L. Shoemaker spare change finds escape:follows non-euclideanpaths to somewhen else

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crunch (a dragon’s lament)

crunch (a dragon’s lament)by Martin L. Shoemaker crunchgnawing on old bones thatcrunch darkbut I won’t sleep becauseI always creep in thedark slimedrips from my scales as theautumn moon pales and thepoor quarry flails in theslime ducks!that’s what I dine on … Continue reading

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It Never Changes…

People assume that there is One True, Universal, Objective Measure of Quality; and by some miraculous happenstance, they and they alone happen to possess it. It is therefore their obligation to enlighten the rest of us for our inferior choices. … Continue reading

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Happy Hitchhiker Day!

42 pounds down! And I had 35 minutes on the treadmill today for 452 calories burned, and 90 minutes of fencing at WMFA!

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Really, is that too much to ask?

I want to prevent mistakes, not clean up after them. That doesn’t seem like a bad idea, does it?

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Unsolicited Testimony

From an unimpeachable source, as quoted by a reliable witness: I actually had the pleasure of seeing Martin last week!He is looking pretty svelt

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Welcome to the Future

Research proves that we’re more productive when we have sufficient private work space. But it’s cheaper to give us cramped cubes with no privacy and then hound us about our lack of productivity.

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Surprising Food Fact

For future reference, when going to Starbuck’s, don’t skip the drink, skip the bread. Venti (VENTI) Chai Tea Latte with whole milk (WHOLE MILK): 390 calories, 56g carbs, 9g fat, 53g sugars, 135mg sodium. Tiny little slice of banana nut … Continue reading

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