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Welp; just lost a post about ; basically, Drop Jackson, Keep Hamilton


In case anyone is wondering, Puerto Rico should be a State. Just Sayin'


Just a reminder why Facebook is evil, and why you should be using your own service



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It's funny, the person in Mauritius who has my Gmail account associated with their facebook account is getting emails asking them if they know my friends in America. While it's possible, hopefully my friends who are getting asked if they know this person in Mauritius are blocking them as spam as well.


I'm tempted to write a short story about a globe-trotting Scotsman with a flying boat hunting Eldrich horrors, in homage to today's Wikipedia searches.


Today's Soundtrack:


I've figured out why it's an "all day breakfast", if you cook it yourself, it takes all day to make!



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A few people have recently asked me why I left facebook.  Mostly, it was because I was compulsively checking it for no real reason.  Yes, I miss out on the heartwarming stories that people post, and I miss out on hearing what my friends are doing in places far and near.  But I also miss out on tracking cookies, being an outlet for advertising, and siloing my data in Facebook's vaults.

Mostly, I've decided to implement the .  This is a set Principles which I think the web is missing out on.  Yes, social media has a method of getting into your life, and I'm trying to back out of that invasiveness.  So if I blog, I blog here first, then syndicate out to other aggregators later (if ever).  I may move from this solution to another one which better integrates my current silos (tumblr and twitter), or return to the days of my PHP coding life where I tried to write my own forums from scratch (probably not).

We'll see how this works out.


Oh, right. this is an implementation of


Hello World? This is only a test. I could use a cuppa.