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Love a Puppy

Surely someone out there needs an adorable puppy, right? Delivered to you by the nice, nice, beyond nice Amy Sisson, who is quite literally saving this dog’s life at some expense even though she and her husband can’t adopt her themselves: Hopefully the vet will say yes, but even so, we do still need to …

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My Sweetie, The Hero

Or the yellow bike wrangler, anyway. There’s a big, great feature column on Christopher coming up in tomorrow’s local paper, but it’s already up online: "Some kid had written his name all over it in magic marker," Rowe said. "I don’t think he’s going to be a very effective bike thief." … "One thing I’ve …

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Twin Cities Peeps

Continue to check in if you haven’t. Good thoughts to all of you and yours. Updated: I believe I’ve heard from or about everyone. There’s also a check-in thread for skiffy types here.

Do Something for Change

Colleen Mondor has created the Virtual March for New Orleans: It’s simple – all you have to do is write one letter and address it to Gov Blanco, Congressmen Jim Oberstar and John Mica and Senators Daniel Inouye and Ted Stevens. Send them the fax and let them know that as an American you support …

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Happy Birthday!

To Mister Christopher Rowe! Who is not your lord and savior, but is currently playing me Schoolhouse Rock videos on YouTube (pronouns!).* Wish him a merry birthday, y’all. *Except this was pre-posted at 11:18, so we’re probably asleep right now.

Survival Stories

The story of the Kim family is one part amazing survival tale, the rest heroic tragedy. Hug your loved ones, and hope to be so smart and brave in such circumstances.

Kneel Before Zod.

Thngs I Learned Over Thanksgiving 2006 Superman II really is the best, primarily because of General Zod and his minions (especially the scowly one). In fact, I’d go so far as to say that almost every movie would be improved by Terence Stamp as Zod fiercing up the joint. Never play Trivial Pursuit against a …

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