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World

Pit Barrel Cooker

Do you like smoked meat and easy afternoons? Get a Pit Barrel Cooker.

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Introspection

Dadsplain

What this means in my family’s dialect.

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World

A History Fan’s Visit to Spain

I recently had the great fortune to find myself in Spain with a week of time to myself.

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World

A History Fan’s Visit To Merida

Roman, Visigoth, and Umayyads ruins. Also, really patient drivers.

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World

A History Fan’s Visit to Toledo

Toledo is an ancient fortress city.

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Introspection

Horace Smith’s “Ozymandias”

There are a couple Ozymandias poems out there. They are both striking to me.

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Introspection

My Inner Chihuahua

There is the feeling of being “Zen” — objective, collected, and calm. Then there is the opposite feeling. That opposite feeling is your inner chihuahua.

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Tech

Unserialize Performance in PHP

Some benchmarks on unserialization techniques.

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Tech

Incredible Shrinking Computer Shelf

Thoughts on hacking, old tech, and the culture around it.