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Blood donation

So I just got back from the Blood Drive at the VFW in New Paltz.  I did the ‘Double Red-Cell’ donation for the first time in a couple years.  Its… weird… if you’ve never done it before (though even if you have it is a little).  They hook you up to the machine where for […]

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I’m an awful blogger.  Those of you who may come here once in a blue moon I’m sure know that.  Due to a situation at work, I started to use Twitter today.   Maybe (since the twitter updates are set to post here) I’ll actually have some mini-content here occasionally.

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Fencing – Quarterfinals

If the seeding numbers are correct on NBC’s website, the quarter finals are: Sada Jacobson (USA) vs Olena Khomrova (Ukraine) Becca Ward (USA) vs Azza Besbes (the Tunisian fencer who already upset a couple of higher ranked fencers) Mariel Zagunis (USA) vs Yingying Bao (China) Xue Tan (China – Siver Medalist who beat Jacobson in […]

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Fencing Post 3 (Zagunis vs. Jozwiak)

Watching Zagunis (USA) vs Jozwiak (Poland) in the round of 16 now… Been pretty back and forth so far.  Mariel just took a 5-4 lead but its been very close.  Its been hard for me to follow to be honest – there has not been the patient back and forth and testing of the opponent […]

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Fencing (post 2)

Watching Sada Jacobson in the round of 16 now against the Ukranian (Olga Khorlan).  Great match – Sada came from a big deficit and had an amazing parry riposte to tie it at 9-9 a moment ago.  She’s leading 11-9 now… The crowd is in the background – clearly chearing for the Americans (You hear […]

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Bejing Olympics – Fencing

Soooo… its been a long time since I’ve put anything on here.  I have no idea whether or not anyone reads it – but even so I’m going to keep going with it for a while. I just watched some REALLY AMAZING Fencing online (Kudos to NBC for the live streams – great quality too […]

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Renaissance Faire

Okay – so I just got an e-mail update about the New York Renaissance Faire – asking me to buy tickets in advance for the fair in August/September 2008.  First off – I’m not flying to Disney World.  I’m not going to something that they are going to sell out of tickets for.  Why would […]

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New class

Well I just signed up for my next class towards my MBA, “Global Business”.  I’ve heard there is a lot of reading for the class but also that it is very interesting so I’m looking forward to it. I’m also (I never thought I’d say this) looking forward to the once a week three hour […]

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Rest in Peace – Robert Jordan

To quote my other favorite author, George R.R. Martin: The world of high fantasy is poorer today. James Rigney, better known to fantasy readers as Robert Jordan, has passed away. Although he had been fighting amyloidosis for several years, the news of his death still came as a shock to many, including me. He was […]

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Breaking News (satire)

Breaking news from the Onion News Network [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJCyAHJ27Uw] One of my friends sent me this video – its hilarious!

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