Shoestring Theory

Currently documenting the house that is eating our lives, we will return to regularly scheduled programming in a couple of more months

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Entries from March 2009

Trust Miguel, I do

March 22nd, 2009 No Comments

My old friend and colleague Miguel Morales is running for a seat on the Johnson County Community College Board of Trustees. Miguel is not a career politician. He is not someone looking to boost his resume through an election in these hard times. He cares deeply for the college, its students, its employees, its legacy […]

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Community Games Roundup over at Co-Optiums

March 2nd, 2009 No Comments

Co-Optimus Community Games Logo Had another submission run over at I’ve mentioned them before, but I can’t stress enough what a great resource Nick and the crew over there are for co-op gaming. And you should go read my submission!

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Not the kind of story we might see in today’s news

March 2nd, 2009 1 Comment

June 8, 1951 – Washington, R.I. — Miss Ardis Barbour, clerk of the Washington fire and lighting district, objected strongly when the district raised her salary from $75 to $125 a year. “That’s altogether too much,” said Miss Barbour. “Remember, I took this job for no pay at all as a public spirited citizen.” Seems […]

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