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A Strange, Deadly Beauty

The title of this blog comes from a description of a scene from C.S. Lewis’ last book in his Chronicles of Narnia series, The Last Battle. (So if you haven’t read the book yet, skip to the next paragraph.) In … Continue reading

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The Aftermath of a Fantastic Four Death, Part 2

In part two of my post on the death of the Human Torch I wrap up my readership of the Fantastic Four and conclude with the “Three” arc by Hickman. My interest in Marvel’s First Family waned sometime during the … Continue reading

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The Aftermath of a Fantastic Four Death, Part 1

It’s been more than two weeks since Marvel Comics released the fateful issue #587 of Fantastic Four, which saw the conclusion of the “Three” story arc by Jonathan Hickman. Of the four members of the FF, it was Johnny Storm, … Continue reading

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New Year, New Blog Website

So, I finally took the plunge and made the transition from Windows Live Spaces to WordPress via the free migration tool. It’s going to take a little getting used to, but I’m going to make it. I kept my blog … Continue reading

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Smallest Commercial Car Ever?

While waiting for Toyota Philippines to bring the iQ to local shores, here’s a look back at a truly miniature car that mad quite a bit of splash in 1982. I first saw it in an article in the now-defunct … Continue reading

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Two Weddings and No Funeral

What a way to start off 2010! January 2, yesterday, we attended the 50h wedding anniversary of our very good neighbors. Then today. January 3 (Solemnity of the Epiphany), was the wedding of the unica hija of my cousin. Two … Continue reading

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Bridging the ThinkPad/Ideapad Divide

With the sneak preview of two impeding ThinkPad models, the X100e and Edge, Lenovo is blurring the line between it’s business-oriented ThinkPad series and consumer-oriented IdeaPad series. Both sport the ubiquitous red TrackPoint as well as a trackpad with prominent … Continue reading

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