Archive for August, 2005

Far and Wide

Wednesday, August 31st, 2005

Susan at Easy Bake Coven writes that some North Carolina gas stations are tapped out. Katrina created problems with the state gas pipeline. The media proclaims the dire economic consequences this country will likely experience for some time. [Update, 12:20 a.m. Thu.: The above information is apparently rooted in rumor. See Snopes.com for clarification on […]

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Katrina Flood Aid: Each Dollar Brings 15 Meals To The Table

Wednesday, August 31st, 2005

Second only to breathable air, people need food and water to remain alive. (They need clothes and shelter, of course, but air, food, and water are critical to basic survival.) America’s Second Harvest, the nation’s food-bank network, is calling for help. Donations to assist the victims of Hurricane Katrina can be made by clicking this […]

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International Blog Day

Wednesday, August 31st, 2005

In an effort to expand my playground and encounter the joy of discovery, I’m participating in International Blog Day. Writer Nir Ofir noticed that the date looked an awful lot like the word blog, at least the way he and millions of other non-Americans write it: 3108 —> Blog. Okay, maybe a bit of a […]

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