Minimum Wage Three: A Brief Pause For Expostion

(Continued From) “Ross Perot and super bionic cybernetic exoskeleton suit wearing Ralph Nader?” I ask with a heavy helping of astonishment. “Yes! You hadn’t talked in so long that I was beginning to think that a side-effect of time travel was losing your voice.” Ross answers. “If only that were true!” Nader says with a […]

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National Dog Day 2015

Originally posted on the standards of living:
Today is possibly the happiest holiday there can be and therefore, the best. Just a bunch of people telling their dogs, “Happy National Dog Day!” Maybe giving their best friends some treats or taking them for extra special walks! Heck, maybe some people can even bring them to…

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Parkhurst: Last Year and Now

Originally posted on the standards of living:
Exactly a year ago, so exactly it was almost down to within the hour, my wife and I attempted to find Parkhurst, a ghost town just north of Whistler. We had briefly read the directions before going, but got a little confused on the whole keep the railroad tracks…

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Minimum Wage: Aftermath of A Kick to the Cha-Cha’s

(Continued From) So there I am, lying on the porch, the pain in slowly dissipating. While the severity of the situation grows on me. Stranded in 1960 Washington, D.C. With an asian guy from Canada, Machismo Wainwright, and a really young Bill Clinton, he has to be about twelve. He is also hungry as he […]

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Minimum Wage Increase: Waiting For The Meteor

Yesterday I had a friend, Machismo Wainwright, strike up a conversation with me about the raising of minimum wage. It was in response to me sharing some “Republicans suck and voted down raising the minimum wage.” post on facebook. He asked me if I was really in favor of it and mentioned a few of […]

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Reading Habits: Change Is Like a New Pair of Underwear

In recent years I have found that I now read more than I ever have before. Over the past year I have decided to change my reading habits. Namely expand on the genre that I typically read. I’ve quit reading – almost exclusively – science fiction and fantasy. I have read far too much of […]

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Light Up Laughing Shirt

I heard on the morning news that some Vancouver science students have invented a light up shirt. Apparently the shirt will light up, laugh and in general throw a fit as people pass the wearer on the street. This is supposed to show that the wearer of said shirt is fun and approachable. Open to […]

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