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The Pre-Meeting Video

February 26, 2009 by

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At church, work, and school, I’ve had the opportunity to [be compelled to] attend training meetings. Thursday last week, I got a call from our high council representative that the stake wanted all priesthood leadership to attend a training meeting after church on Sunday. Since the meeting was organized on short notice, I figured that […]

Interpretive Jobs

February 25, 2009 by

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I saw this ad today: What’s up with those pictures? I like how the therapist is playing soccer, and the criminal investigator really needs to go to the bathroom. And what’s the graphic designer doing? Is that the Care Bear Stare?

Community: Whither Hence? The Plan

February 25, 2009 by

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I’ve spent a few posts over the last couple weeks describing my vision for a community. So how does this transfrom from some occasional online musings into a brick and mortar construction development? One of the best resources I’ve found is a book called The Cohousing Handbook: Building a Place for Community. It answers this […]

Rothko Paintings

February 24, 2009 by

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One of my coworkers has a printout of an orange rectangle with a couple other orange rectangles in it. I was curious, so I went over this morning to ask him about it. Here’s the conversation we had: Me: Hi, I wanted to ask about the orange rectangles. Him: What? Me: The picture of the […]

Curses

February 23, 2009 by

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There are few people in my life that I dislike, and I feel like I rarely act on my dislike for people that I need to interact with. But if for some reason it was within my power to change one aspect of another person’s life, and if I happened to have very strong (hopefully […]

Checklisting

February 23, 2009 by

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I was halfway to work this morning when I realized that I had forgotten my laptop computer. I’m taking evening classes on Mondays and Tuesdays, and I need my computer for them, so that’s kind of a bummer. It got me thinking how this has been an ongoing issue for me. Through high school, I […]

Moving On: Finding a Place

February 20, 2009 by

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I want to step away from my fascination with bof√¶llesskab and discuss a topic that’s a little more fun. Also, it gives me an excuse to try making a blog poll, which I’ve never done before. So the question is, if we were to build a community, where should it be? Please feel free to […]