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Northern Colorado Wants to Secede from Colorado This is an article from July 2013 I bookmarked back then with the intention of posting it just because I thought it was an interesting cultural divide within the same borders that has … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: April 16, 2014, 2:44 am
                      T The war drums against Russia are getting a little out of hand. Russian Jet Passes Over US Warship So there was a US Navy vessel in the Black … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: April 15, 2014, 2:30 am
https://www.facebook.com/foodoasisproject So this is a new project I’m working on with a handful of other people in the area.    The point is to help people start community gardens and turn unusued/under-utilized space into productive land, especially in areas where access … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: April 15, 2014, 1:49 am
I’ve been on the fence about where I see myself living in the long term and this year I decided that I’ll probably stay here for a while.   I have a few fruit trees in the ground and some other … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: April 2, 2014, 2:14 am
So Wolverines:  Reflections on Red Dawn isn’t going to go down as the most important and highly acclaimed book in the Western canon or anything, but I had a lot of fun writing it and overall, I’m pretty proud of … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: February 19, 2014, 12:09 am
Last month I went to Mexico City and Guadalajara.   Great trip, maybe I’ll write about it later.    One of Mexico City’s attractions is the floating gardens of Xochimilco, which is on the southern edge of the giant metroplex.    It’s an … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: February 17, 2014, 11:24 pm
    I received this book for review several months ago and I’m long overdue on the review, sorry.    I heard an interview with the author Kermit Jones, Jr. on The Survival Podcast recently and was reminded about it.    It’s … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: February 14, 2014, 8:29 am
About a year ago I wrote something about the prospect of Catalonian Independence and a growing trend towards secession and political devolution in the world.   The regional parliament of Catalonia (in Spain – think Barcelona) has decided on putting out … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: December 28, 2013, 2:35 am
Bankruptcy Casts Shadow over Detroit’s Plan to Fix Streetlights I don’t think anyone is surprised that things are bad in Detroit, but after hearing this segment I got to thinking about a lot of the small things we take for … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: December 21, 2013, 10:40 pm
                Justin from Gainesville Coins sent me this infographic (?) a while back ago and I thought it was pretty cool as a nice, quick reference for US silver coins.    I never … Continue reading
Author: Ryan
Posted: December 21, 2013, 9:54 pm




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