Miscellany, Slo-Man

about anger management


and the anger management experts. He was downtown in an elevator that had a news feed on a TV monitor and a news item caught his eye. An anger management counsellor pulled a gun on someone who had blocked his car.Oh the irony! Too quote Sellers and Loren "Oh Doctor, I'm in trouble, well goodness… Continue reading about anger management

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how marijuana was found in a septic tank


The Slo-Man read this headline and called the LLBF for support. "Help me," he cried, "How could this happen?"."Obviously, someone flushed it down", said the LLBF, who is known for being practical when he's not dreaming."But what possessed anyone to go through the goop to find it? What hapless handyman, what investigative individual came up… Continue reading how marijuana was found in a septic tank

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about the “most powerful leader” in the wwuurld


with apologies to Clarkson, May and the Hamster, but recently the Slo-Man has been gorging on a steady diet of Top Gear, topped off with James May's 20th Century and James May's Big Ideas.The Slo-Man's LifeLongBestFriend (LLBF) reported rumblings about Barack Obama and his (already) failed promises. The LLBF saw distress in the social media… Continue reading about the “most powerful leader” in the wwuurld

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about H1N1


and conspiracy theorists especially after getting an email the other day. The presentation highlighted the lack of lethality of H1N1 relative to other diseases that will wipe out mankind. A conspiracy theory was raised largely due to Rumsfeld's 1997-2001 chairmanship of a Tamiflu manufacturer.Leaving the nature of such viral (the Slo-Man apologises) emails for another… Continue reading about H1N1

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where do streets get their names?


He can see no Deer on Deer Run or any vista on Vista Drive. And when is it a Street as opposed to a Drive or an Avenue?And why do streets change their names on opposing sides of the cross street?What manner of person serves on such a committee? Is there competition to serve on… Continue reading where do streets get their names?

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Why it’s been so long


and can think of many reasons. A lot has happened in the past few months, most of it harrowing or upsetting.Now, however, the Slo-Man is determined to spend more time with his computer and blog. For the Slo-Man loves to write ( and read, but that's another blog.... ).

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When did June become so fraught?


June 2007 and now June 2008 has been fraught with health issues. It used to be a month to look forward to - the advent of summer, the grass the Slo-Man has been trying to grow (has tried everything but Rogaine), days out playing golf or the other game.....

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Why can’t we find a slick wireless config tool??


Well why??Windows XP and Linux - neither is blameless. They leave you feeling like something magical happened when the system finally recognises the router.........Amazing, that with all the advances this is still such a hit or miss affair.

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Dress Shoes


Why are dress shoes called dress shoes? Should they be called dress-up shoes instead?This after a fire-drill that had me walking down 17 floors..