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On The Conditions Of Writing

I find myself often pondering not only about writing but about the conditions in which writing is possible. I say this in the midst of what must be the hottest summer on record here in Oregon’s history, and I can … Continue reading

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Could You Pass The Turing Test?

One of the more intriguing tests that people take frequently is the Turing Test, whether they realize it or not. In a world like our own where there are a lot of bots masquerading as people, one of the important … Continue reading

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Closed On Tuesdays

Recently, during the first part of my 50 state completion tour, I commented about my unerring gift to find places that were closed on Sundays, but today while looking for food I found the same gift for finding that all … Continue reading

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Wherefore Art Thou Sky West?

Yesterday I said some pretty nice things about Rapid City, and today I would likely to partly qualify that by talking about why it is that I got up at 3AM this morning to get ready and to go the … Continue reading

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You Will Be Stopping At This Gas Station

At mile 260 on I-94 going westbound at Jamestown there is a billboard for a gas station and travel plaza on mile 200. If you are traveling on I-94 in North Dakota, you may not think much about that. But … Continue reading

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One Madcap Adventure After Another

The time was 6:15AM when I woke up and looked at the time on my laptop computer, realizing that my mom and I had ten minutes to make it to the lobby to get on the van to the airport … Continue reading

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There Must Be Some Incompetence In Here Somewhere

It was after 11PM by the time I got into my hotel room. It is after midnight in Dallas as I write this, and as I have to get up in about five hours or so for the rest of … Continue reading

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Nathan’s 50 State Completion Tour: Part Two

July 13, 2021: 9:30AM PDT: I’m currently about an hour and a half or so from leaving for the airport for the second part of my 50 state completion tour. As it is I am still relaxing and have a … Continue reading

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Closed On Sundays

A great deal of Eastern Oklahoma is like the Kanye West song or Chick-Fil-A, it’s closed on Sundays. This can be a bit of a mixed bag. When one is a tourist looking to enjoy some Cherokee sites, it can … Continue reading

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Scenes From An Oven

For reasons of bad timing, today I found myself with an invitation to pick up some personal belongings at work at my desk between 11AM and 11:45AM, which I did after doing a bit of work at home dealing with … Continue reading

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