Tagged: death

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Turning 35 Years Old

Another birthday has come and gone, and I find myself 35 years old. It’s s significant number in more ways than one. First off, it’s a multiple of 5. Since we use a base...

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The Death of a Friend

My good friend Rachel Bjorklund passed away yesterday after a car accident in Indiana. Rachel stood out with her bright red hair and her quiet but acerbic wit. I met her a couple of...

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JFK and Dallas

Many important figures have been assassinated throughout history: Julius Caesar, Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King. But no assassination is more infamous than the assassination of JFK. President John F. Kennedy came to Dallas 50...

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Dying Days of the Republic

Sometimes it feels like we are in the dying days of the republic. Have previous generations felt so pessimistic about America’s future? I don’t think so. While I think that a democracy is fragile...

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Death and Faxes

Fax machines are a fascinating anachronism. A modem fax machine is just a low-quality scanner and a dial-up modem. Not Real Till It’s on Paper Faxes persist because of people who think that something’s...

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The End of the World

There’s something very selfish about doomsday prophecies. It’s the year 2012 and a lot of people are predicting the end of the world. In fact, it’s the biggest year for doomsday scenarios since 2000....