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edwardshepard:

This would make an epic ‘Missed Connection’ on Craigslist

edwardshepard:

This would make an epic ‘Missed Connection’ on Craigslist

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"That, my friends, is what ended the terrorism of the south. Confronting your worst fears, living through it, and breaking out in a deep throated freedom song. The jailers knew they had lost when they beat the crap out of these young Negroes and the jailed, beaten young people began to sing joyously, first in one town then in another."

Daily Kos :: Most of you have no idea what Martin Luther King actually did

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…at Phoenix Books in Burlington on 2/1 at 3pm. You should come down and check it out. (Yes, you.)

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"That increased satisfaction, however, may merely mask the fact that younger workers also suffer in open offices. In a 2005 study, the psychologists Alena Maher and Courtney von Hippel found that the better you are at screening out distractions, the more effectively you work in an open office. Unfortunately, it seems that the more frantically you multitask, the worse you become at blocking out distractions."

— Maria Konnikova, The Open-Office Trap

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Because I don’t know.

Because I don’t know.

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Highlight of My Day

  • Henry: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull was basically written by a bunch of 13 year olds who never saw the trilogy but had the gist explained to them and were then instructed to have at it.
  • Dave: So really, what you're saying is it's the Axe Cop implementation of Indiana Jones.
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so I think we had a nice day for foliage and stuff on Flickr.
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notnonfiction:

In case you didn’t see it on any of my other social media venues:

I sold my first piece of fiction!

"Where the Air Is Sweet and the Clouds Are a Different Shape" will appear in Please Do Not Remove, which is being edited by Angela Palm and should be coming out in Spring 2014.

More when there’s more to say.

Needless to say: pumped.