Monthly Archives: January 2013

Proofreading

Good advice.

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Truth

Discussing Shlensky v. Wrigley, 237 N.E.2d 776 (1968) in Corporations. Prof.  H: Who is the plaintiff? Student: A minority shareholder. Prof. H: Who is the defendant? Student: The Chicago National League Ball Club. Prof. H: What are they known for? Student: Losing. For once, we were not the student in question.

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Fly Patterns

With a little Google-fu, one can find all sorts of neat things on the internet.  For example, free fly-tying patterns. Remember, rookies, just about everybody starts with a wooly bugger: They’re easy to tie, and have been more effective for us than just about anything else.  

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Life Is Just A Tire Swing

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Morning Feelings

Great feeling: a morning mile, slightly downhill, with a 15kt wind at your back. Less great feeling: the return leg.

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Project of the Day

We’ve recently taken up welding as a hobby and sometimes-useful skill: Lacking a proper welding table, we’re forced to work on the ground.  It is, shall we say, less than comfortable. So tonight’s project is the beginning of a table.  We assembled two of these frames; next time, we’ll join them, put on wheels, and … Continue reading »

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George Carlin Explains Negotiable Drafts

Now here’s a situation you run into all the time. You notice how when you’re leaving someone, they give you a message to give to someone else? Like they say, “Give my love to Klaus. Tell Klaus Rebecca sends her love.” (For the moment, assume she’s done this in writing, as drafts have to be … Continue reading »

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Hudson Miracle Approach

Thank you, Jeppesen.  This made our day. Never underestimate the value of good training and quick thinking.

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The Oxford Comma

Why the Oxford Comma matters:   Seriously.  Nobody needs that image.

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Meet Indy:

He whines, he doesn’t retrieve, and he doesn’t even like wet grass, let alone water, but how can you say no to a face like this: (Click to embiggenate.) The power of the dog, indeed.

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