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End of the experiment

A few new items around here, but dat­ed back to Sep­tem­ber. That is when I start­ed an exper­i­ment in mov­ing this blog to anoth­er ser­vice. I want­ed sim­plic­i­ty, and Pos­ter­ous cer­tain­ly gave me that, but it was­n’t what I need­ed. Yes, I still crave sim­plic­i­ty, but Pos­ter­ous works one way: post to Pos­ter­ous, and it […]

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They might want to change that

Got an email mes­sage today from the “Hilton Fam­i­ly”. My brain had to wade through many images of Paris Hilton (drunk, par­ty­ing, with friends, those friends, drunk, par­ty­ing, preg­nant, leav­ing their babies to go par­ty­ing and get drunk, etc.) before real­iz­ing it was a con­fir­ma­tion email from Embassy Suites (a Hilton prop­er­ty) for our upcom­ing […]

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Am I the only guy without IMAP Gmail?

I must be. I have spent the last four days (at great risk to my mar­riage) con­stant­ly refresh­ing my Gmail account, then singing out and sign­ing back in, because some­one, some­where, post­ed that you might have to do that, then sign­ing out, clear­ing my browser’s cache, and sign­ing back in, because some­one else said you […]