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One speed: slow? November 22nd, 2007, 4PM

Miscellaneous

Another gap in posts for this blog; sorry. (Not that there’s anyone reading this to say sorry to, but as they say: meh.) It’s not that I haven’t been writing lately, I have, but in places that the web doesn’t reach; I’ve been enjoying that. But it’s four-thirty on a Thursday afternoon and I’m at […]

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Lines through the greensward March 8th, 2007, 8PM

Miscellaneous

I’ve been walking lately. To university, to the co-op, and home again: along Sullivan’s Creek I go, sort of following the bike path and generally veering off and strolling quietly through grassy, damp, tree-lined avenues. It’s nice, as nice as anything really, these quiet moments of stillness amongst the green, and I notice the small […]

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The Speed Of Response November 4th, 2003, 4PM

Woodworking

The speed at which one is required to respond in various forms of a) long-distance communication, and b) woodworking. I have been thinking about the various forms of long-distance communication that are in common use, such as email, telephone, and snail mail, and in particular the length of time each gives one to respond to […]

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