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Archive for November 2008

Playing Backgammon as the World Burns

Posted by: meaplet on: November 24, 2008

‘I dine, I play a game of backgammon, I converse, and am merry with my friends; and when after three or four hours’ amusement, I would return to these speculations, they appear so cold, and strained, and ridiculous, that I cannot find in my heart to enter into them any farther.’ Hume Treatise Book I […]


Posted by: meaplet on: November 3, 2008

As the hours tick down to Election Day, I am getting increasingly nervous. I am considering avoiding my Google Reader account for the entire day; I suspect that instead I will check it compulsively. This is my last chance to remind all those of you who live in CA to VOTE NO ON PROPS 4 […]

Jacobean, Post-Apocalyptic, and Liverpudlian

Posted by: meaplet on: November 1, 2008

Last night I had the best of intentions to go out to one or more Halloween parties. However, it was a long week, and so I went home and slept instead. To make up for it, tonight I did what all the cool Mission-dwellers do on a Saturday night: I baked Theresa Nielsen Hayden’s Sausage, […]