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How Much is that Doggie at the Shelter? Nada!!!

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Starting today, the Department of Animal Services is waiving all adoption fees for dogs age 5 and older at San Diego's three county shelters. The fee waiver also applies to any dog who has been at the shelter for over ...

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A Little Love for TJ

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Tijuana moves, but never hurries. Tijuana makes music, makes mischief, makes noise, makes news, makes sense, makes nonsense, makes no apologies, and makes you feel welcome. Tijuana makes do, makes it work, makes a hard life look easy, makes u.s. ...

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Courage in Fur

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No, it's not about the Iditarod. It's this, the most jaw-dropping thing I've seen on YouTube in a while: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HJTG6RRN4E Anybody here have a friend like that? I'm not sure I do. Several years ago, I read a book called ...

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John Mayer's Pie Hole

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Good God. I know that all musicians and "artistes" are supposed to be self-obsessed to the point of nausea, but this has really got to stop. Musician and epically prodigious horndog John Mayer has such a fetish for his own ...

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Feels Like Rain

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One of the world's most brilliant, mysterious lights has gone out. We lost Kim Peek, the savant who was the inspiration for the film "Rain Man." His father reports that he died of a massive heart attack on Saturday morning. ...

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Stick It Up Your Butt

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For some inexplicable reason, I apparently de-published this post. So I'm republishing it now. Enjoy. :) "Anybody who is offended by sexually explicit language, please cover their ears now, and I will raise my hand when you can uncover them." ...

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Precious, Not Few

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"I'm gonna break through, or somebody gonna break through to me." This declaration sums up the mission statement of Clareece "Precious" Jones (Gabourney Sidibe). Precious lives in Harlem, and at 16 is pregnant with her second child -- fathered by ...

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For the Ladies: Best Excuse EVER.

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Yesterday's bloggery was WAY too intellectual. I figure I'll make up for it with this one. Let's go on a little journey inside my head. Don't be frightened, now... So I'm folding laundry, listening to the radio a little earlier ...

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Defining the Infinite. It's a Problem.

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Warning: The following is a paper I wrote for a class on theories of religion at ASU in 2001. Happy Sunday! For quite some time now, the problem of defining what we mean by the term “religion” has plagued the ...

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Symbiosis

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“The great Tao flows everywhere. all things are born from it, yet it doesn’t create them. It pours itself into its work, yet it makes no claim. It nourishes infinite worlds, yet it doesn’t hold on to them.” --Lao Tzu, ...

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This Is It! (Again)

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Certainly there are reviews aplenty on our final glimpse of Michael Jackson on film, but just in case anyone has forgotten, I wanted to add my endorsement and encouragement to get thee to a theatre, before it's too late! I ...

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SPAM-arama.

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Whether we're talking about internet snake-oil sales pitches, or mystery meat in a can, it's a fact of life. We can't live without exposure to both of them at some time or another, whether we like it or not. But ...

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got paranormal activity?

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On a whim earlier this evening, I ventured out of the hermitage to see the new film "Paranormal Activity". My purpose here is not to give a lengthy review of the film. I will say that my palms never ceased ...

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A Fairy Tale for S(wine Flu) Daniels

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Once upon a time, there was a demure and beautiful Princess who lived in a beautiful City by the Sea. When she wasn't busy being fabulous and enchanting, she liked to write. And when she wasn't doing that, she did ...

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No More Excuses

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Okaayyyy... So for a while now, I've been saying that I wouldn't blog on the Reader's "Neighborhood Blogs" because I don't live in San Diego anymore. Like one of Josh Board's frequently identified and much maligned idiots, I left sunny ...

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