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2018.10.12on the nation: Texas Senatorial Race: Cruz vs O'RourkeSen. Cruz and Rep. O
All Eyes on Texas

2018.10.10on gaming: Destiny 2: Forsaken
Hard to Say Goodbye


this week in halfgk history for 10/14 - 10/20

2017.10.19system maintenance: Upgraded Recaptcha on the Contact form to Recaptcha V2. I had originally implemented the device in August, 2010. Version 1 is set to decommission in March, 2018.

2017.10.17on family life: Cultural Inventions

2016.10.18on health: How Much Do My Clothes Weigh?

2016.10.17on health: Well, They're On, But They're Not Happy

2015.10.20on kids: We Could Be Nonfiction!

2015.10.19on kids: Getting Back to Nature, Part II

2013.10.16on a hog: FLSTFSE

2013.10.14on gaming: Doesn't Really Scream "Barbarian", Part II

2012.10.17on cycling: Sickened by events in the pro cycling world

system maintenance: Sorry about the outage, everybody -- a log file got blown away on Saturday, causing the "too many redirects" errors.

2012.10.16on cycling: My exercise fantasy... at least until Spring

on cycling: My exercise fantasy... at least until Spring

2012.10.15on cycling: GOT

2010.10.17on firearms: Better results while standing, but I won't use the Ruger again

2010.10.16on firearms: Going shooting tomorrow

on music: New music: VersaEmerge cover of the Stones, Roy Orbison, Steven Page, and the Violent Femmes

2010.10.15on music: Page Blasts BNL over "All in Good Time"

2010.10.14on books: NPR: Rattner, author of Overhaul, under investigation by New York Attorney General, settles with SEC

2009.10.14on music: The Slew release is a collaboration with former Wolfmother bassist and drummer; album originally music for a documentary

2006.10.20on music: I've been an absolute music fiend lately... today I struck again while clea...

pictured at left:  Reunion Tower in Dallas. Photo Credit: ottergoose.net