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Mock playdough recipe

The next time you need to entertain a bunch of kids for an afternoon, make playdough! Here’s a nice mock playdough recipe for you: Requirements 1 mixing bowl 1 measuring cup 1 spoon 1 tablespoon 1 pan Measure into bowl … Continue reading

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Apple, America and a Squeezed Middle Class – NYTimes.com

‘Mr. Jobs’s reply was unambiguous. “Those jobs aren’t coming back”. Apple, America and a Squeezed Middle Class – NYTimes.com.

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The Politics of the Top 1 Percent – NYTimes.com

The Politics of the Top 1 Percent – NYTimes.com.

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The BCS rankings don’t tell us much

“Who’s No. 1?” by Nate Silver From the article: ‘Without high-quality out-of-conference games, every major conference is in essence an island unto itself. We can identify the best team in the Pac 10, or the best team in the S.E.C. … Continue reading

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Melvins cover ‘Into The Void’

Melvins out-Sabbathing Black Sabbath on ‘Into The Void’: Does anyone remember seeing them do this at some festival in Kelso around ’93 maybe? About halfway through the second time through the main figure that I thought ‘they lifted this riff … Continue reading

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A Look At Employment

A Look At Employment: ” . . . consider the following unemployment rates by educational level achieved. The first number is for January 2009 and the second is for January 2010: Less the high school diploma: 12.4%/15.2% High School Graduates, … Continue reading

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The Glass Castle

Buy Jeannette Walls’ The Glass Castle!

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Learned Pigs & Fireproof Women: Unique, Eccentric and Amazing Entertainers

Buy Ricky Jay’s Learned Pigs & Fireproof Women: Unique, Eccentric and Amazing Entertainers!

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Kenji Johjima opts out of final two years | Mariners Insider

Kenji Johjima opts out of final two years. One less problem to solve for the 2010 Mariners.

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Nez Perce Summer, 1877: The US Army and the Nee-Me-Poo Crisis

Buy Jerome Greene’s Nez Perce Summer, 1877: The US Army and the Nee-Me-Poo Crisis This one will interest anyone who has lived in Southeast Washington and Eastern Oregon, especially the Wallowa region. The settlers were able to seize much of … Continue reading

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