The iPod Flea!
The Phenomenology of Shopping –Alison Hawthorne Deming From Genius Loci Fax it to me he said and I said I will though it meant since I was living in a cabin on the coast driving to town and chatting with the innkeeper for an hour because that is the neighborly rhythm of a small town and since I had already disrupted […]
Dear Self: Do not go back to the rheumatologist without curiousmay9 or sambear. In fact, don’t go see any specialist for anything but a routine check-in without one of them. You’ll get too tired to think straight and forget things or not get your point across. Love, Me After several months of trying to see […]
Visit with the Newlyweds –Rebecca McClanahan From Mrs. Houdini, Poems of Rebecca McClanahan She does not know how white her neck, or how naked. He cannot pass her without touching. It is summer, their cotton clothes soft as gauze. The relatives have given gifts they will grow into. China teacups. Glass birds. A clock with a second hand. I have […]
Evictions from public housing near Starting Friday, the Atlanta Housing Authority will begin evicting tenants who are not working, in school or in a work force training program.… The authority, which began notifying residents about the new rule last fall, said it is trying to end concentrated poverty by encouraging public housing tenants to become more […]
Supreme Court justice faces boot from home? Developer wants ‘Lost Liberty Hotel’ built upon property of David Souter Please excuse the source — it isn’t as if I consider it a credible site, but I couldn’t resist linking to this particular article.
Boffins create zombie dogs SCIENTISTS have created eerie zombie dogs, reanimating the canines after several hours of clinical death in attempts to develop suspended animation for humans. US scientists have succeeded in reviving the dogs after three hours of clinical death, paving the way for trials on humans within years. Pittsburgh’s Safar Centre for Resuscitation Research has […]
I’ve really been looking forward to visiting Ikea after their Atlanta store opens this week if only to see what all the fuss is about. I had no idea that it was such a to-do, though. The Atlanta police have a special traffic plan for opening day! They want to avoid problems that have happened with store […]
Supreme Court rules against file swapping Y’all better learn to use BitTorrent! The Supreme Court has handed movie studios and record labels a sweeping victory against file swapping, ruling that peer-to-peer companies such as Grokster could be held responsible for the copyright piracy on their networks. In a unanimous decision issued Monday, the nine justices […]
Supreme Court bars Ten Commandments at courthouses The decision doesn’t go as far as I’d like, but it’s progress! Tuesday, June 28, 2005; Posted: 5:40 p.m. EDT (21:40 GMT) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court struggled in a pair of 5–4 rulings Monday to define how much blending of church and state is constitutionally permissible, […]