Monthly Archives: July 2002

So Long, and thanks for all the posts

What a marvelous party this has been, and what wonderful people I’ve met, but it’s time, and past, for me to move on. This posting will be Burningbird’s last. I wasn’t sure how to close the weblog down. Should I … Continue reading

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Robin Williams

This last month has been about the worst month I’ve had in years. This last week has been one of the worst weeks I’ve had in months. Today was one of the worst days I’ve had in weeks. And then, … Continue reading

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More on TIPS

The Washington Post has an article on TIPS that cuts through the hyperbole to the heart of the issue, and the ultimate cause for concern: Public vigilance is a good thing, and so is encouraging citizens to alert authorities to … Continue reading

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SprintPCS cont

It would seem that Sprint screwing over customers is so commonplace, there’s a web site focusing on it. I give you: SprintPCS Sucks Best of all, good advice at this web site.

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The CC wants you!

I got to thinking about the Citizen Corps and TIPS and realized that there was something missing – there wasn’t anyone to watch the webloggers. The truck drivers watch the freeways, the train conductors are watching the rails, the utility … Continue reading

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Little Brother is watching you

I don’t know what the fuss is about with this Operation TIPS. Personally, I think it’s a great idea myself. Think about it – all those unamerican people grouped into one organization, easily tracked, as well as highly visible with … Continue reading

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In the shallows…

In the shallows, in soft, soft sand, you can stand very still and the little fishies will nibble at your toes. In the shallows, in soft, soft sand, you can look down through clear, clear water and be master of … Continue reading

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