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What a Perfect Spot for a Picnic!

Published on February 25, 2015 By bmagnus

Don’t mind the rattlesnakes, they don’t like sandwiches. In Closing:  A little NSA and government spying stuff; a little education stuff; a little health and fitness and diet stuff; a little women’s issues stuff; a little historical stuff.

On Good Habits

Published on January 7, 2015 By bmagnus

Today’s question: Do you have any good habits that were hard to start but you’re happy you worked to build them? Well yes, I have a lot of habits that were hard to start. For example, it was very hard to get started working out regularly. Sadly, it’s much more fun to hit the snooze […]

It’s time for Things I Learned This Semester!

Published on December 12, 2014 By bmagnus

That’s right, another semester is over! If you’re curious about things I’ve learned in the past, please enjoy some links to other posts. So let’s get going with the latest revelations: General: Eventually, the staff in charge of cleaning bathrooms will notice the graffiti on the back of the bathroom stall door. The kind of […]

Music Monday: Yes. Yes it is.

Published on December 9, 2013 By bmagnus

  In Closing: Yes, the rent is high; yes, drugs are bad for you; huh, that’s funny; spying on us isn’t just for the NSA anymore; no excuses; be on the lookout; and let’s hear it for Vermont, a place colder than Vegas right now.

A Bucket of Shorties

Published on November 19, 2013 By bmagnus

Department of Education: It looks like textbook publishers have decided to call a Texas-sized bluff and print science books that only have science in them. Elsewhere, Arne Duncan has realized that insulting “white suburban moms” might not be a winning strategy. Defiance: Apparently you have to be ready to retire from Congress to actually work […]

Shorties of Chuckie

Published on August 14, 2013 By bmagnus

Ok, let’s start with the NSA data dump: boy howdy and I do mean dump. Big mean dookie here and the administration keeps adding to the pile. Advice to the White House: sunlight is a good disinfectant. On Republicans: And a possible shutdown of the government (because that worked out so well for the Republicans during […]

Would You Shorties

Published on June 13, 2013 By bmagnus

What is Problem?: Putin sees no problems whatsoever with Prism. Interesting Statistic: Young children with guns have killed more people than terrorism in the United States this year. Maybe we need a law prohibiting little kids from owning guns… um, yeah never mind. Wake Up Call: Boomers, this is the future calling. He swears he doesn’t […]

Music Monday: I Love Trash

Published on June 3, 2013 By bmagnus

Thank Jukkou for this one:   In Closing: Must see pictures from Turkey; Always Low Wages; Four Horsemen; Duhpartment of Research shows young people are generally progressive; right, because I totally am going to go to a drugstore for sushi and a makeover</sarcasm>; food stamps are a good thing (heh); tax breaks; I kinda like […]

Trying to Trick Me

Published on May 12, 2013 By bmagnus

It’s important to read labels:    Hmmm, a whole section of oatmeal! Unless of course you want plain old fashioned instant oatmeal. In that case, enjoy your grits! In Closing: Crap like this is one of many reasons Congress should read out loud every bill they vote on; I guess the sequester is working =/; […]

Now see, this is what I was talking about

Published on January 6, 2013 By bmagnus

Just the other day, I was mentioning that a weight loss diet should include avoiding most food that comes out of a box. I did not yet know that this abomination of a product existed. Now, pay special attention to the fact that this “Beef Stroganoff” includes a “creamy cheese sauce” that is “made with […]