Living: October 2005

Price Gouging on Fuel

Filed by Edward Fox | October 31, 2005 | 1:55 PM | comments

I drive a diesel pickup truck. Their are many reasons for this, including my live of diesel engines since I was a test driver of military vehicules, years ago, in Nevada. I use the truck to move my stuff and...Read More


Kinsey & Statistics

Filed by Bil Browning | October 29, 2005 | 8:01 PM | comments

When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meager and unsatisfactory...Read More


For the most part...

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2005 | 11:49 PM | comments

...Hoosiers are good-hearted, generous and caring people. This recent snippet from the Indianapolis Star shows that not all Indiana citizens are like Micah Clark and Eric Miller - concerned only with what they can keep for themselves. As an example,...Read More


Free Quran

Filed by Bil Browning | October 18, 2005 | 11:53 PM | comments

You can get a free copy of the Quran (Koran) by clicking here. I ordered one. I'll keep you updated on how soon it arrives. [UPDATE:] The Quran arrived eight months later. It's a very nice copy. But I CANNOT...Read More


From the mailbag: Racist email

Filed by Bil Browning | October 09, 2005 | 4:29 PM | comments

I just got this email from one of my brothers. It's so inherently racist that I don't even know where to start. It's so embarrassing that this didn't come from some kooky reader or misguided friend. This came from...Read More


Shameless plug

Filed by Bil Browning | October 08, 2005 | 12:30 AM | comments

Today is my birthday. For those of you generous and wealthier-than-I-am readers and friends, I offer up my Amazon wishlist. I will graciously accept any late presents that might happen to come my way and if you choose a...Read More