Monthly Archives: March 2008

I’m With The Mayor Here

What is it with these European tourons these days? First Jan Philip Scharbert goes to New Zealand to vandalize glacier formations, now this jerk travels all the way from Finland to vandalize Easter Island’s ancient statues. Easter Island mayor wants … Continue reading

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When Park Superintendents Go Bad

“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” Wildlife park chief arrested over massacre of rare gorillas The Independent, March 20, 2008 It was a gorilla massacre that shocked the world. Among the victims: the majestic silverback Senkekwe, his body riddled with gunshot wounds … Continue reading

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Scary Part #1

…installing the CPU, CPU cooler, and motherboard. I mean, we’re talking the ultra-delicate central nervous system of the computer. This is the closest to brain surgery I ever want to get! It says something to me that the box for … Continue reading

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My Old Job’s Open

One of ’em, anyway: In today’s NPS Morning Report: Cape Cod National Seashore (MA)GL-0025-9 Protection Ranger Cape Cod National Seashore is looking to hire a highly motivated protection ranger for a lateral reassignment. The position is subject to furlough and … Continue reading

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From The “Apologies I’m Not Buying” Department

“I did it over and over until I got it right, but I didn’t really mean to.” That’s what pro golfer Tripp Isenhour seems to be saying, now that he’s in hot water for killing a protected raptor that had … Continue reading

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Getting Started

A welcome break from serious thought– doing the simple stuff: Lots of room in there. Muscle! Fancy workbench, huh? Hard drive and optical drives go right in. And now I think I’ve done all the simple stuff. Next step: take … Continue reading

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Swell

So, to recap yesterday’s news: 1. Brett Favre is retiring. 2. Looks like the lineup for the next few months will be McCain vs Democrats, Democrats vs each other. March 4, 2008 will not be remembered as one of my … Continue reading

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Honorary Cheesehead!

To think that this happened far from the Badger State… Snowmobiler in shorts rescued by wardens Bangor (Maine) Daily News, February 29, 2008: TOWNSHIP 16, RANGE 5 — A Fort Fairfield teenager who got lost while snowmobiling on Square Lake … Continue reading

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