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The week that was: living up to our name

I offer another collection of random stories that slipped through the cracks this week, but that I wanted to share/talk about.

Also, I offer a kitty (and a physics joke!)

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Very well then, I contradict myself.

This is a day later than I intended to post this, but stuff happens, and you’re getting it today.  Yesterday was Presidents’ Day, and I, not surprisingly if you know me, spend several hours watching “The Presidents” on the History Channel.  I was furious when they jumped from Arthur to Carter.  I want my Roosevelts, damn it!  Still, I was thinking a lot about the Presidents yesterday, and that got me on a track back to the Founding Fathers, because I am, in fact, an enormous dork, and thinking about history is fun!

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