Category Archives: Web Bob

Men with insight, men in granite …

You are navigating a post-apocalyptic world. Suddenly, you stumble on something as terrifying and revelatory as Charlton Heston’s discovery at the end of Planet of the Apes. A giant, bronze statue of Bob Benz with the epitaph: Bob is so … Continue reading

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Fixing a Nook Simple Touch’s wireless connection

Lara chews through several books a week and loves her Nook. She was broken-hearted when it suddenly refused to join our wireless network (appropriately named Spiney). I Googled around a bit and found the solution to the problem here. It’s … Continue reading

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‘My alphabetizing skills might be lacking, but I ain’t stupid’

I love reading crime stories. Especially tales like this gem that features country music, a Super Walmart and a large man in overalls. I only wish Jerry Reed were still with us to turn this into pure poetry. Like it … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Jungle

On cellos. This is bad-ass.

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Is Twitter traffic underrated?

Twitter drives 4 times as much traffic as you think it does http://zite.to/oMamrk via @zite

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Entering Darkness: Spelunking into ourselves

From the NYTimes: Entering Darkness http://nyti.ms/ividz2

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Flying bear kills two Canadians …

Flying bear kills two Canadians in freak accident – Yahoo! News http://yhoo.it/jT3BTx

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A kayak made of poetry

In a New York Times obituary of George Hitchcock, the founder of Kayak poetry magazine, it noted the publication carried the following motto in every issue: “A kayak is not a galleon, ark, coracle or speedboat. It is a small … Continue reading

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Hooked on fishing …

My buddy Emma visited us recently and did a blog post about learning how to fish. Great stuff. Check it out.

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‘This man is dead, but I think you can save the hash browns’

My friend Guy has started a blog called Waiter Later. It’s well written. Witty. Amusing. And it gives an inside look at what must be one of the world’s toughest jobs: waiting tables. My favorite post so far is one … Continue reading

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