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Content for Thursday, February 19, 2004

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Max Miller's I Cover the Waterfront

Chapter One: The Damned and the Lost I have been here so long that even the sea gulls must recognize me. They must pass the word along about me from generation to generation, from egg ...

February 19, 2004
Tipsy joggers

I asked the Cowboys fan if she was from Dallas or if she just jumped on the bandwagon when the team was winning in the '90s. She said she had been a fan since she was a kid.

February 19, 2004
Bed roll

Heymatt: I seem to roll around and move a lot when I sleep. Why don't I ever roll right out of bed? -- Bedbug, La Jolla A question we've asked here in Rancho de Alice ...

February 19, 2004
Dookie on a shingle

Hey Matt: My friend Ian thinks that ingesting a chunk of human dookie will kill you and that half of dookie content is bacteria. Is this true?! I don�t believe it! -- Snuggles, the net ...

February 19, 2004
The answer is blowin' in the wind

Matt: Maybe I'm wrong about this, but it seems that when I'm at the beach on a windy day, I can hear sounds that are being blown toward me, but I can't hear sounds that ...

February 19, 2004
Seek out rare elephant trees in Anza-Borrego's Torote Canyon.

Dozens of elephant trees cling to the walls of Torote Canyon, a tributary of Indian Gorge in the southern reaches of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. In Mexico, this tree is called torote, which means "twisted," ...

February 19, 2004
End of an era

Speculation about the ultimate fate of the San Diego Union-Tribune is once again raging though the U-T newsroom, Mission Valley watering holes, and all other traditional haunts of old and new hands who've worked at ...

February 19, 2004
Overlords Soak City

Rescuing city finances may be futile as long as the society remains feudal. That is to say, San Diego's overlords are making sure they will get their corporate welfare -- no matter how broke the ...

February 19, 2004
If Bush Can Lie, I Can Lie, Too

Fernando Suarez del Solar didn't even know who actor/director Sean Penn was. But Penn already knew Suarez. As reported in the San Francisco Chronicle on January 14, Penn, while in the Amsterdam airport Schiphol on ...

February 19, 2004
Who Was Max Miller?

The assistant suggested that the Millers were short on funds. “He said I should pay Max double what I normally paid. He asked me what I usually paid. I said $1000 — five times what I normally paid.”

February 19, 2004
Family Circus

When I first visited, Craig was living in Escondido and Lisa in Valley Center. But Valley Center, says Shelby, “was a very small little farm town, and I got tired of it."

February 19, 2004
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