March 2004

The Confusion

Neal Stephenson has a new novel coming out in two weeks: The Confusion: Volume Two of the Baroque Cycle. I still haven’t read Quicksilver: Volume One of the Baroque Cycle, so I guess I better get busy. And Volume Two is just 823 pages — that’s darn...

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A thank you note

Back in December, Joe Rospars posted to the Dean blog about sending care packages to the troops. The post linked to AnySoldier.us — a clearinghouse for how to send care packages to soldiers serving in Iraq. That afternooon my wife put three large care packages together of...

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Candace Parker

Unreal. Candace Parker, the two-time Naismith Player of the Year, won the dunk contest at the McDonald’s All American Boys and Girls Games. The catch? This wasn’t the girls’ competition. She beat the guys. Last year’s winner? A guy you might have heard of: Lebron James. Candace...

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Talk about push(y) technology…

Why chase ambulances, when the ambulances come to you online? It turns out that ambulance chasing lawyers have found a much more effective method of going after clients: they have local sheriffs email them a daily list of who’s been arrested – including their home addresses. Some...

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50 Ways to Love Your Country

MoveOn.org has a new book out: 50 Ways to Love Your Country. It’s currently #2 at Amazon.com; help make it #1! From the book description: With more than 2 million members, MoveOn is at the cutting edge of a new model for political activism. In their first-ever...

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Congrats to Roland Tanglao!

Healthy baby boy delivered at 1:50 a.m.Saturday! More at www.barbandroland.com soon. I will be off until April 12th. Email, blogging, etc. will take a back seat until then! [Roland Tanglao’s Weblog] Nothing like those first few days with a little one in your life. Congrats to Roland...

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City of New Orleans

Just booked our tickets on the City of New Orleans train down to Nawlins. I’m best man in my best friend’s wedding in May, and Robin and I decided that a trip with the kids on the train would be a blast. (No, really!) When I told...

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