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Stephen Mack

Stephen Mack

I'm a resident of Silicon Valley, father of two young children, an employee of TiVo (over 15 years now), and I care about things.
George RR Martin’s The Winds of Winter: no plans for publication in 2015 [The Guardian] - http://www.theguardian.com/books...
George RR Martin’s The Winds of Winter: no plans for publication in 2015 [The Guardian]
From the article: "Another year of waiting for The Winds of Winter to blow is in store for fans of George RR Martin, as his publisher confirmed there are no plans for the much-anticipated latest volume from his A Song of Ice and Fire series to appear in 2015. Instead, readers will have to comfort themselves with an illustrated edition of three previously anthologised novellas set in the world of Westeros." - Stephen Mack from Bookmarklet
Who's gonna get their next book published last? GRRM or Patrick Rothfuss? - Arlan K.
Kids always get passes / When they wear new glasses
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(Passing grades in class because now he can read the board, that is. Apologies to Dorothy Parker.) - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Just completed a 6.09 mi run with @RunKeeper. Check it out! http://rnkpr.com/a8bxv1f #RunKeeper
Just completed a 6.09 mi run with @RunKeeper. Check it out! http://rnkpr.com/a8bxv1f #RunKeeper
Sleater-Kinney: "A New Wave" -- Live, Late Night with David Letterman, 2015-Jan-15 http://www.youtube.com/watch...
Sleater-Kinney: "A New Wave" -- Live, Late Night with David Letterman, 2015-Jan-15 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQt4gtBVS04
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Holy crap, what happens at 2:19 is pure amazing. - Stephen Mack
(Also, this is currently my favorite song from the new album. Can't believe Spin put it at #88 and dissed it as undistinguished in http://www.spin.com/article... ) - Stephen Mack
Stuck in my head all day today. Not complaining. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Just completed a 6.50 mi run - This run powered by Sleater-Kinney. http://rnkpr.com/a8b5qzz #RunKeeper
Just completed a 6.50 mi run - This run powered by Sleater-Kinney. http://rnkpr.com/a8b5qzz #RunKeeper
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happiness :D - Richelle Mirambil
:) - Eivind
When our family moved to California from England in 1979 (when I was age 12), my brother Phil and I wanted to visit Santa's Village (in Scott's Valley, off Highway 17 on the way to Santa Cruz) more than any other place in the world. - http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog...
When our family moved to California from England in 1979 (when I was age 12), my brother Phil and I wanted to visit Santa's Village (in Scott's Valley, off Highway 17 on the way to Santa Cruz) more than any other place in the world.
(Image from a blog post by a woman named Wendy Lawton with her own recollections of visiting Santa's Village.) - Stephen Mack from Bookmarklet
My father had become tired of living in England, feeling that the tax rate had grown too high and the standard of living had grown too low. There was labor unrest (I recall nurses, taxicab drivers, and garbage collectors all being on strike at the same time) and my father wanted to move us to Silicon Valley. But the house he'd bought wasn't ready yet, so when we moved in the Summer of 1979, we rented an apartment in south San Jose, near Cottle Road. - Stephen Mack
At the time, there was a theme park not too far called Frontier Village.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...) There wasn't much to do for us in Summer -- my dad was working, we didn't know anyone, so my mother would take me and my brothers Phil and Rob and sister Jo to Frontier Village quite a bit, until we got sick of it. But we saw signs advertising Santa's Village. - Stephen Mack
The ads made the place look magical: Igloos and cabins and sleigh rides and reindeer and elves and mushroom houses and treehouses and snow. - Stephen Mack
We'd pester my mother endlessly to visit. But it was a long and hot summer, and my mother had zero interest in driving over the Santa Cruz mountains on highway 17 to visit the place. (She was always a bit of a nervous driver, and highway 17 had a deservedly awful reputation as a dangerous highway -- before it was upgraded, it was poorly graded, prone to closure due to rockslides, had [and still has] very windy turns, and was frequently shut down due to accidents.) - Stephen Mack
Occasionally we'd go to the beach in Santa Cruz when my mother was feeling brave enough, so we'd drive by the Village in Scotts Valley, catching brief glimpses of it from out the window. And it seemed like it was shut down -- we thought just for the Summer. - Stephen Mack
It got to the point where we'd built it up in our minds as being greater than Disney World, Sea World, Six Flags and Marine World all rolled into one. - Stephen Mack
Eventually our mother promised us a visit when it got closer to Christmas. - Stephen Mack
It became her go-to stick and carrot. "If you don't clean up your room right now, you can forget about Santa's Village." "Good job on that test. When we visit Santa's Village, you can have an extra reindeer ride." - Stephen Mack
And so then the fateful day in October was settled, and we all bundled up in our VW camper van (my mom always liked VW vans) for our visit. - Stephen Mack
We were all so excited it was indescribable. My youngest brother, Rob, was nearly carsick from the windy road. But we finally took the exit for Santa's Village (called, to this day, "SANTAS VILLAGE ROAD" on the exit sign) and drove into the parking lot. - Stephen Mack
The lot was deserted, but we attributed that to us being early (the flyer we had said it was open at 11, but we got there before 10:30). - Stephen Mack
The gates were padlocked. A sign, with the ink from the letters smeared and leaving trails of ink, said: SANTAS VILLAGE CLOSED FOR REMODEL REOPENING CHRISTMAS 1980 - Stephen Mack
We were heartbroken. - Stephen Mack
We hadn't thought to call ahead. - Stephen Mack
The world wide web was not even in an embryonic stage. So there was no web site to consult. - Stephen Mack
Dejectedly, we got back in the car and eventually settled on the steam train rides at Roaring Canyon in nearby Felton. - Stephen Mack
I don't think it's inaccurate to say I was in tears. - Stephen Mack
I never forgot that sign. Starting in November of 1980, a year later, at age 13, I began calling the phone number of the place to find out when it would re-open. - Stephen Mack
The recording on the phone number had few details ("Ho Ho Ho! You've reached Santa's Village. We are currently closed. Please leave your message for our elves after the beep.") And then one day, the number was disconnected. - Stephen Mack
We would hear rumors of remodels and transactions to re-open the place. - Stephen Mack
Every time we'd drive by, the igloos and mushroom buildings and cabins looked a bit more worn down. - Stephen Mack
By about 1985, when I graduated from high school, there was no longer much sign that there had been a theme park there. And honestly I don't think I really gave up on wanting to visit the place until about then. - Stephen Mack
It lives in my mind and heart today as a metaphor -- for longing, for a promise of enchantment, a broken promise. - Stephen Mack
But someday, I will take my children to Santa's Village. We will ride the sleigh ride. We will visit Santa. We will see elves making toys. We will climb the tree house to survey the snow-lined cabins. Christmas is eternal. Somewhere. Someday. Somehow. - Stephen Mack
-- fin -- - Stephen Mack
**claps** finally!! :) - Ken Gidley
I had the great pleasure of visiting Santa's Village several times as a child - but it was in the San Bernadino Mts in So. Cal., near Big Bear Lake. It shut down in 1998, but rumors of a resurrection exist: http://themeparkadventure.com/santas-... - Ken Gidley
I can understand how disappointing it must have been for you, Stephen. But can you imagine the disappointment in your parents seeing that sign and realizing the stick and carrot was gone? :) - Stephan from iPhone
Ken, wow, fascinating link, thanks -- maybe there is a chance I will one day take my kids to a Santa's Village. - Stephen Mack
Stephan, I'm sure you're right, but it's also balanced against the fact they never had to hear us beg for a visit anymore... :) - Stephen Mack
I'm in a Santa's Village Facebook group (also one for Frontier Village) and it's really cool to see members' old pictures of their visits. Someone even converted old home movies & posted them. I completely understand the longing you describe - it held a very similar thrall over me too, even when I was a teen living in Ben Lomond seeing the abandoned park every day, it felt like something on my childhood to-do list that I'd never gotten to check off. - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
This was the completely opposite of our childhood. When we moved to CA, seeing the ads for Santa's Village freaked us out so much, it became a threat with my mother. "If you don't clean your room/eat your veggies/pass that test, I'm going to take you to Santa's Village!" - Anika
Anika: That's awesome. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
eBay to lay off 2,400, could split into three parts [San Jose Mercury News] - http://www.mercurynews.com/busines...
eBay to lay off 2,400, could split into three parts [San Jose Mercury News]
From the article by Jeremy C. Owens, published at 1:33 today: "A PayPal spinoff isn't enough for eBay -- the company now plans to lay off thousands of workers and split off yet another independent company as its auction site suffers. eBay announced Wednesday afternoon that it would slash 2,400 jobs, about 7 percent of its global work force, as it struggles to bounce back from a cyberattack that forced all users to reset their passwords. The e-commerce giant will also split off its eBay Enterprise business, which manages online sales efforts for other businesses." - Stephen Mack from Bookmarklet
Kevin Fox on twitter: "The day after Obama singles out EBay as a jobs creator in the State of the Union, EBay announces 2,400 layoffs." (https://twitter.com/kfury...) - Stephen Mack
[Liking to follow conversation. Do not like.] - Laura Norvig
Yeah, this is a bad one. Personally, I've never used eBay and never really "got" it. But it's surprising to me they're attributing the drop-off in customers to the password change. - Stephen Mack
I'm a sometimes eBay user. A few times a year. I had completely forgotten about the password thing. - Brian Johns
I attribute the drop-off in users to the increase in other services. eBay stopped being a real "auction" site a while ago (yes, people do still auction things on there, but most of the listings are "buy it now" types of listings), and the whole "buy it now" type of listing is much better represented in places like Amazon now. - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
Recovering ebay addict -> - Greg GuitarBuster
eBay junkie, mostly for specific retro type things. Always pleased! - Janet from FFHound!
every christmas i spend way too much on ebay for whatever wade's latest retro passion is ... thunderbirds, pokemon, etc. - Laura Norvig
What the Vinyl "Comeback" Really Looks Like... [Digital Music NewsDigital Music News] - http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/permali...
What the Vinyl "Comeback" Really Looks Like... [Digital Music NewsDigital Music News]
The post is just the chart, and it says the source is: "Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). All figures in millions, and US-based." - Stephen Mack from Bookmarklet
Don't call it a comeback / It's been low for years - Stephen Mack
I mean it's clear it's going up and has doubled or tripled in recent years, but, yeah. - Stephen Mack
I cannot spell this word properly nine times out of ten.
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(Image is from Google's etymology, https://www.google.com/... ) - Stephen Mack
Exclusive: Potential Alibi Witness for Convicted Murderer in ‘Serial’ Breaks Silence With New Affidavit [TheBlaze.com] - http://www.theblaze.com/stories...
Exclusive: Potential Alibi Witness for Convicted Murderer in ‘Serial’ Breaks Silence With New Affidavit [TheBlaze.com]
From the post: "The former classmate of Adnan Syed’s who could hold the key to unraveling his conviction in the murder of Hae Min Lee has written a new affidavit reasserting that she was with Syed at the exact time the state argued that he killed his ex-girlfriend in 1999, and alleging that the original prosecutor in the case essentially convinced her not to participate in the appeals process." - Stephen Mack from Bookmarklet
Fascinating. Reinforces one of my strongest takeaways from the podcast, that prosecutor Kevin Urick is hopelessly corrupt. - Stephen Mack
BTW, I love reading real depositions and affidavits. - Stephen Mack
It's interesting contrasting their two recollections - in his the details are vague, and he has no notes, but he insists on an absolute (No, I absolutely didn't do that thing she said.) Hers is a lot more detailed, specific, and she mentions that she took notes during the conversation. - Jennifer Dittrich
Jennifer, yeah -- he's such a slime ball. Even in this brief excerpt of his interview with the blaze, he's contradicting himself. He says she told him it was to get the family off her back: "She definitely told me that she wrote what she wrote, was to appease the family, to get them off her back … that’s what I recall, the gist of the conversation, that she wrote something to get the... more... - Stephen Mack
Just completed a 6.00 mi run - Difficult to run this in the dark despite a headlamp -- too uneven. A ... http://rnkpr.com/a894m2p #RunKeeper
Just completed a 6.00 mi run - Difficult to run this in the dark despite a headlamp -- too uneven. A ... http://rnkpr.com/a894m2p #RunKeeper
Glad you didn't twist an ankle! - Anne Bouey
Ready for the SF Edwardian Ball
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Lookin' good, Mr. Mack! - Anne Bouey
I second Anne! - Jenny H. from Android
Thanks! That was really fun. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
My earliest memory is reading a picture book with my mother at age 3, and figuring out the word "window." #saturdayff
She was surprised and asked me how I was able to read it. I admitted I had just guessed because the word started with a w and there was a picture of a window nearby. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
C'est tout. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Just completed a 5.01 mi run - Saturday morning MVARC run with Manish and a big crew http://rnkpr.com/a889aw5 #RunKeeper
Just completed a 5.01 mi run - Saturday morning MVARC run with Manish and a big crew http://rnkpr.com/a889aw5 #RunKeeper
FriendFeed Top 20 for Zeigen as of January 15, 2015 -- Jimminy, thanks for working on this tool, glad to see it back! #fftop20
I started feeling ill on Sunday evening. Have spent most of my time in bed sleeping on-and-off since then. Total steps taken today and yesterday is less than 500. Whoever went into work sick last week and gave this to me: I'd like your address so I can send you some glitter from that new site.
Aw, I'm sorry hun. That's total ass. We had people doing that last week, spreading their disease. I'm still shocked that I haven't come down with anything yet. Famous last words, eh? Keep taking it easy and get better soon! - Hookuh Tinypants
And that glitter site is pretty much the greatest idea ever. I have a list. I may be working my way through some glitter deliveries this year... - Hookuh Tinypants
:( - Meg VMeg from Android
I'll send someone glitter for only $4.00. Should I open a competitive business? I'm sure I could make more $ doing this than my librarian salary. - Marie
oh, shoot, sorry. i threadjacked. get well soon! - Marie
Hookuh, thanks! I think one more night of rest and I'll be mostly past this. - Stephen Mack
Marie, threadjack away! In fact, this thread is now about Glitter the 2001 Mariah Carey film. - Stephen Mack
:( Sorry Stephen! - Louis Gray
:( feel better soon. - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
:( - Katy S
Regarding the threadjacking, new sites should compete on features - not price. Your new site should offer something that goes "pop!" and spreads the glitter around when opened. Set yourself apart from those boring old version 1.0 glitter bomb companies. - Brian Johns
Sorry, Stephen. Hope you'll recover soon. - Stephan from iPhone
Ugh, sick people should stay home! Get well soon, Stephen. - Jenny H. from Android
Sounds like you're getting plenty of rest. Hope you're feeling better soon! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Oh no! Lmk if you need anything. Mil is gone so I can make daytime deliveries. - The Other Yvonne from FFHound!
I hope you feel a lot better soon, Stephen. - Half Pint
Thanks all, back at work today and I do feel a lot better (especially after the analgesic and coffee kicked in). - Stephen Mack
I have expetations of copy editing
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Nobody expets that. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
shoor they do. - MoTO Boychick Devil
They have an amazingly positive attitude: "Abby and Brittany: Joined for Life," Episode 5, BBC Three, 25-Jan-2014 http://www.youtube.com/watch...
They have an amazingly positive attitude: "Abby and Brittany: Joined for Life," Episode 5, BBC Three, 25-Jan-2014  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXE3i1rsmwQ
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I remember the 1996 Life article. The picture that struck me was one of them at a swimming pool, clearly nervous, and hugging each other for reassurance it would be okay. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
The BBC episode of "Extraordinary People" from when they were 16 is a much better documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch... - Stephen Mack
Would you or would you not virulently object to me asking you a leading question? #questionmark
Would! No wouldn't! Wait, what? Is this a rhetorical question? <Fry squint> - Jaclyn aka spamgirl from Android
Your honor, please direct spamgirl to answer the question. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
I plead the seventh. - Jennifer Dittrich
*drinks a fifth* - Big Joe Silence from iPod
A couple of years ago, I wrote a #saturdayff about my previous experience in the '90s as a self-defense instructor for Bay Area Model Mugging (now called Impact Self Defense). - http://friendfeed.com/zeigen...
A couple of years ago, I wrote a #saturdayff about my previous experience in the '90s as a self-defense instructor for Bay Area Model Mugging (now called Impact Self Defense).
When my friend Kyrie invited me to her graduation from a five-day BAMM class, I didn't know what to expect. That first class I observed was taught by a woman named Cori and a man named Stu. When I later became an instructor, those same two led the instructor training. - Stephen Mack from Bookmarklet
That instructor training was two weeks, and was very intense. It combined physical training with emotional training, including crisis counseling. Cori led off each session with a check-in, and was very inventive in how she approached teaching the difficult work. - Stephen Mack
Not long after I became an instructor, the original founder of BAMM, Sheryl, retired, and Cori took over as Director. - Stephen Mack
Cori was a wise and canny leader, and instituted new programs to get the word out, including starting classes held at schools and businesses. She also formally transformed BAMM into a non-profit business. - Stephen Mack
In addition to being an outspoken advocate for gay rights, Cori had a wonderful sense of humor, a huge heart, and she was a skilled potter. - Stephen Mack
She and her partner Faith had a beautiful home in Oakland where she had a pottery studio. She had also worked as a farmer in her early life, and I remember distinctly one day her teaching us how to tell a good cantaloupe from a bad one (knocking on it to hear an echo, looking for a good variation of color and separation between the surface veins and the skin). - Stephen Mack
I lost track of Cori when I retired from Model Mugging in 2001. But for a while prior, I would enjoy attending game nights with her and some of the other instructors. She was a brave, wonderful woman. When Cori retired from BAMM, she returned to her farming roots -- small-scale and part-time. Here's a picture of her at the Oakland farmer's market: https://www.flickr.com/photos... - Stephen Mack
I learned this week that Cori died Tuesday of brain cancer. RIP, Cori. You taught me a lot, and I will miss you. Thank you for your wisdom and guidance. - Stephen Mack
I'm sorry, Stephen. - Katy S
Thanks, Katy. - Stephen Mack
:( *hugs* and so sorry - Sir Shuping is just sir
I'm sorry, Stephen. This is a lovely tribute. - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Aw, man. :( - Spidra Webster
Sorry Stephen. <3 - The Other Yvonne from FFHound!
What a thoughtful tribute, Stephen - MoTO Boychick Devil from Android
Sorry for your loss. Her spirit lives in in you. - Gabrielle from FFHound(roid)!
I'm so very sorry. - Galadriel C. from Android
Aww, that was lovely. *hugs* - Jaclyn aka spamgirl from Android
I'm sorry, Stephen. I'm glad you had each other in your lives. - Half Pint
Wonderful story. **hugs** - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Sorry for your loss, Stephen. Sounds like a wonderful person. - Stephan from iPhone
I'm sorry for your loss. *hugs* - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
RIP, Cori. (((Stephen))) - Jenny H. from Android
So very sorry for your loss. - Janet from FFHound!
Thank you, everyone. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
The Hanging Tree - MUSIC VIDEO - [The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt.1 Score (James Newton Howard)] - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
The Hanging Tree - MUSIC VIDEO - [The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt.1 Score (James Newton Howard)]
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Can't stop listening to this. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Lorde - Yellow Flicker Beat (Hunger Games) - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
Lorde - Yellow Flicker Beat (Hunger Games)
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Just completed a 5.30 mi run - MVARC Bay Trail/Shoreline Saturday morning with Dan and Cristobal http://rnkpr.com/a863fay #RunKeeper
Just completed a 5.30 mi run - MVARC Bay Trail/Shoreline Saturday morning with Dan and Cristobal http://rnkpr.com/a863fay #RunKeeper
There are zero movies between now and May that interest me enough to want to see in a movie theater.
Even the indie stuff? Some of these might be out there: http://www.indiewire.com/article... There's a live webcast of talks with some of the foreign language film Oscar nominees tomorrow at 1pm Pacific time http://americancinematheque.com/globes_... - Spidra Webster
Same here. To be honest, there are only a couple of movies a year that I care to see in the theater. Everything else looks great on our big TV. - Jason Huebel
Sadly, we rarely get Indie stuff in our area. :-( - Jason Huebel
On mobile that first link produces nothing but popups and ads. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Sorry. I'm on a desktop with AdBlock so I didn't know. This Guardian list seems to include more than just blockbusters: http://www.theguardian.com/film... - Spidra Webster
Interesting. I'm seeing Imitation Game and Selma this weekend. Did you see those already, or are they of no interest? - RudĩϐЯaЯïan
I'd like to see Selma, but I'm not sure there are many others before May. - Jennifer Dittrich
Good link, Spidra! I didn't see any of those on the list of upcoming titles opening near me, but I probably just needed a better list. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Rudi, I want to see Selma but not enough to see it in a theater. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Mockingjay??? This weekend??? - The Other Yvonne from FFHound!
I'd watch DIGGING FOR FIRE. I liked DRINKING BUDDIES. But if it's premiering at Sundance, it might not make full release before May. Also Linklater's THAT’S WHAT I’M TALKING ABOUT, also with a release date TBA. - Andrew C (✔)
Also, CHAPPIE (March)? - Andrew C (✔)
Yvonne, you free tonight? - Stephen Mack
Andrew, I haven't heard about CHAPPIE before. But looking at http://www.imdb.com/title... yeah, I'd definitely see that one. Andrew wins! - Stephen Mack
TAKE THAT, EVERYONE ELSE. - Andrew C (✔)
Sit and spin, Mr. C! - Spidra Webster
Mockingjay tonight! Yay! - The Other Yvonne from FFHound!
Just completed a 6.02 mi run - MVARC Stevens Creek trail run, with Caleb http://rnkpr.com/a85oarp #RunKeeper
Just completed a 6.02 mi run - MVARC Stevens Creek trail run, with Caleb http://rnkpr.com/a85oarp #RunKeeper
I vaguely remember exercising, a long time ago. Now I can only live vicariously through you. Please tell me the trees are still green and the birds still sing, out there in the "outside" place I remember. - Brian Johns
In this Winter, Sparky, the trees are gray and dark, and the birds slumber. Yet the breeze and the moonlight refresh us as we run, on the outside. - Stephen Mack
In the dark, Sparky, the moon is full and bright, and the mice scamper. But the adrenalin rejuvenates us as we sweat, on the outside. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
On the outside. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
I shall wait for Spring. In the Spring I shall run and play, and laugh again. Perhaps we shall run together, like when we were children. The sweat will pour out of me like the last pains leave the dying man, and I shall be purified again. In the Spring. - Brian Johns
I dig it. *snaps fingers* - Stephen Mack
Sir Mack, we need to make plans for you to join me for a race of some sort. I demand it, really. - Hookuh Tinypants
I concur! Any ideas? I've been meaning to do one of those nighttime glow techno sort of runs. I'm a bit intimidated by Mudders whether tough or otherwise. - Stephen Mack
Oh you are so ready for a Mudder. If you don't feel you are up to a Tough Mudder, there's always Mudderella. It's a good middle-ground. :) And as soon as Electric Run posts their 2015 NorCal schedule, I'M HOLDING YOU TO IT. - Hookuh Tinypants
Just completed a 5.02 mi run - Wednesday morning run with Brad. Beautiful sunrise. All are welcome i ... http://rnkpr.com/a85e26d #RunKeeper
Just completed a 5.02 mi run - Wednesday morning run with Brad. Beautiful sunrise. All are welcome i ... http://rnkpr.com/a85e26d #RunKeeper
It Sadly Unclear Whether This Article Will Put Lives At Risk [The Onion] - http://www.theonion.com/article...
It Sadly Unclear Whether This Article Will Put Lives At Risk [The Onion]
From the article: "PARIS—Following the fatal terrorist attack Wednesday at the offices of French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, sources confirmed this afternoon that it is sadly not yet clear whether this very article will ultimately put human lives at risk. According to totally and utterly depressing early reports, given the tragic deaths of 12 people, it is impossible to say with absolute certainty that this 500-word article will not make those involved in its writing—and potentially even those not involved—the targets of brutal and unconscionable violence." - Stephen Mack from Bookmarklet
Well, that's not very funny. :-| - Brian Johns
What if I were to ask you. say, a hypothetical question? #questionmark
Can I ask you a rhetorical question? - Jason Huebel
HAHA, great minds... - Jason Huebel
(whoops, deleted my comment by accident -- recreating:) - Stephen Mack
#saturdayff I never fried chicken before last night, when I made this Orange Chicken dish my daughter wanted
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It came out well. Uses corn starch for the coating. I'm not much of a cook but I'm resolved to branch out a bit more this year. - Stephen Mack from email
*Is now craving (PF) Chang's Spicy Chicken* - Adam B from FFHound(roid)!
The recipe I used was this one: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking... - Stephen Mack
I could so go that right now... - Melly
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