Friday, August 14, 2009

Doppelgänger, Trixie & AARP

Mein Flickr Doppelgänger
The other day, I came across someone (on Flickr) who does polymer clay, takes lots of macro nature photos, apparently has some connection to Scandinavia (Denmark, though, not Sweden), and even has a blog with a background almost identical to the color mine is (at the moment, though I think I'll be changing it soon). It's kind of weird when little similarities keep piling up like that, one right after the other. Of course, the dissimilarities piled up even higher (and faster), but they're less interesting to note.

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Trixie's Fame Increases
Earlier this week, we were surprised to be contacted about the recent "Loldog" featuring a photo of Trixie. It seems the people behind the "I Has a Hotdog" site selected our photo for inclusion in their upcoming book! What fun!

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AARP Lied, Michael Sighed
My political question of the day is this: If the AARP isn't "behind" ObamaCare (and they supposedly are not), how come I just saw an Internet ad for health care reform, sponsored by the AARP? It referred to one of those pesky "myths" and ended with a link to a nifty little health care reform web page. Maybe it's just me, but it sure sounds like the AARP supports ObamaCare. . . They even have a petition, a call for "your powerful stories", and cool "TAKE ACTION" and "DONATE" buttons. I'm sure the people in charge would say that they're not advocating a particular plan-- just reform in general. Why am I not convinced?