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Dear Zachary: A Letter To A Son About His Father
December 21, 2008 – 11:49 PM | 45 Comments
<I>Dear Zachary: A Letter To A Son About His Father</I>

I don't really know what to say about Kurt Kuenne's documentary, because to describe it in a way that won't discourage you from seeing it will in turn spoil you.┬áThe official website of the film …

Update: 10/24, 11 AM
October 24, 2008 – 10:57 AM | 60 Comments

Just FYI, I am traveling today; comments/emails may not get addressed until late tonight.I'll do my best to keep up, and I appreciate your patience.
Nearly at 89K as of this writing. Words fail me.
Happily, words …

Proshai, Nikolai
October 21, 2008 – 1:04 PM | 37 Comments
Proshai, Nikolai

I am so very very happy to announce that Nikolai has just left for his new digs. Leila and Matt will take excellent care of him (starting with the bath that I, without a tag-team …

Update/Local Biz: October 18, 2008
October 18, 2008 – 10:59 AM | 5 Comments
Update/Local Biz: October 18, 2008

A hair away from 67K at this writing. Don't forget: at 75K, a match kicks in automatically. You know the "Double Your Impact" notices you may have seen on certain projects? The Tomato Nation is …

"Thank you thank you thank you"
October 17, 2008 – 8:26 AM | 12 Comments

From a teacher:
Dear Sars,
Today I walked into my classroom at East Valley High School. Iwas still missing a desk, which means I have two students, A and R,who are squished at one. The floor still …