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"walls of the city" will be ceasing operations as of 01JUN15. Please see this post for more details.

you are cordially invited to pucker up and…

I have an increasingly nagging suspicion I am not going to make it to wherever I am going the next time I try to board a commercial air flight, which is unfortunate, because I have not seen my parents in a while.

Why? Because flying across the country is neither affordable nor easy any more.

Oh, the other why? Because if some spineless, high-school drop-out tells me to "Freeze", I am just going […]

well that was a little scary

It turns out that shoving the appropriately-sized drill bit in the takedown screw hole, spinning the 18v drill up to its maximum RPMs, and spending a few minutes trying to nudge the drill bit forward in the stock… actually works. 

I did not even have to countersink the screw head – it moved so little it still fits in the existing countersink on the stock – but the action is now firmly attached to […]

helping the signal-to-noise ratio

Dear Department of Homeland Security:

human to animal




illegal immigrant






That is all.

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