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Monthly archives for July, 2008

Hyper-miler – Hyper-failure

Hyper-miler – Hyper-failure
So there’s been a lot of talk about gas mileage and such lately. I have even done my own experiments to see what really makes a difference in my gas mileage. Then I read about these Hyper-milers a few weeks ago. Turning off the car and coasting on the freeway, drafting behind big-rig trucks, altering your driving routes to avoid  [...]

The Birds

The Birds
I remember when I was a kid that I wasn’t allowed to watch Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds. Supposedly it was “too scary”. That was fine with me, I never really liked scary movies anyway. So when I finally watched it a few years ago, I remember thinking “Hmmmm, what’s the big deal? That wasn’t scary [...]

Death and Perspective

Death and Perspective
The only time I have ever killed a deer was several years ago. I strongly believe in not making animals suffer but that they are here for us and it’s our right and sometimes our responsibility to harvest them. (Take that PETA!) So when I shot my first deer I was carefull to shoot for a sure kill and not maim him. I was also hunting [...]