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Monday, February 28th, 2011 02:42 pm

We've Been Through Some Crappy Times Before - Austin Lounge Lizards

You say the last election didn’t turn out like you planned. You’re feeling blue and clueless, you just don’t understand. You’re sad, sulky, sullen, moping and morose, You’re woefully weak and weary, semi-comatose You stare at your computer screen devoid of any joy and hope, You’re so depressed, you can’t get dressed, You’re noose is up a rope Just remind yourself, when you can’t stand it any more That we’ve been through some crappy times before, We’ve been though some crappy times before Slavery, unbridled knavery and the civil war.

Don’t stop caring, stop despairing, get up off the floor, Because we’ve been through some crappy times before. Intolerable intolerance has swept across the land, The gospel thumping homophobes have got the upper hand. They are peeping though the windows and they are creeping through the door But we’ve been through some crappy times before. We’ve been through some crappy times before. McCarthyism, Prohibition, and the World Wars.

Were up a the creek, the boat is leaking, still we will reach the shore, But we’ve been through some crappy times before. Reassurances that everything is fine It’s been a while since we were a canary in this mine. When you think it’s really bad, it gets a little worse, But keep on looking forward, though we’re going in reverse. We shout out that the emperors aren’t wearing any clothes, He lies so much that you could hang Your laundry from his nose. The fox is in the hen house and the wolf is at the door, But we’ve been thought some Crappy Times before We have been thought crappy times before, Indiscretion, floods, Depression, Vietnam and more.

The sun has set but don’t forget another day is in store. Because we’ve been thought some crappy times before. Yes we’ve been though some crappy times before Yes, we’ve been though some Crappy times before.
Crappy times
Crappy times
Crappy times
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Thursday, February 17th, 2011 06:01 pm

RainFurrest is pleased to Announce that Alan Dean Foster is our new Writing Guest of Honor, please visit our Guest of Honor page for more information!

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 12:22 am

Today I visited the Living Computer Museum, its owned by Paul Allen and Technically part of Vulcan Inc. The best part about the museum is they offer free accounts on the VAX-11/780 they have (Running VMS), the XKL TOAD-1 (TOPS-20) and the DECSYSTEM-20 (TOPS-10).

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Monday, February 14th, 2011 01:15 am
Something from a very long email I wrote tonight:

"For once, I do not believe that fandom is a collecting ground for the socially inept, its a place where many of us share something in common, a deep connection with something not-totally-human.. and this alone restores my belief in fandom as an entity to enact positive change, validating all the work (and stress and pain) I have done running conventions since 2002 and to a lesser extent - Humanity."

Finding yourself - partially for the first time, and partially again is wonderous.
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Saturday, February 12th, 2011 10:58 pm
I'm looking for a DDD Western Wallet, I bought it at a Truckstop in West Texas, and I have not been able to find anything of a similar quality, if anyone can locate something similar to what I have I would gladly purchase it (assuming its the same).

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Saturday, February 12th, 2011 01:28 am
Someday - I will be a anthro doggy.

Or maybe a bunny. I like Bunnies.


"Cause I know I'm goin' nowhere and anywhere's a better place to be."

Do not look for greater profoundness then is on the surface.
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Thursday, February 10th, 2011 09:48 am
I saw this commerical when I was watching Glee on Tuesday night, and I will point out, besides being fun tio watch, when was the last time you saw a commercial over 30 seconds in primetime?

I'm not a GM Fan, I like Fords, but I love this ad, and it makes me want to go look at a Chevrolet!. I wish they did more advertising like this.

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Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 11:32 pm
For everyone who does not understand what having ADD is like, click here. It's a blog post I stumbled across today, and while I am not as bad (and can function without meds, after relearning how to live, is why I was unemployed between 2001 and 2002-3) this more or less covers what it is like being in my head.

Scary, eh?
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Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 07:29 pm
In 2003, I started work on Califur, in 2005, I moved to the Bay Area, in 2007, Seattle, and while I went along I left great trail of carnage as I went, largely trashing my reputation in the process, I will start out right here by saying this, all of this is my own fault. So, to all the people whom I have slighted, upset, acted badly to, or wronged in some way.

I'm Sorry.

Last weekend, I went to the Prancing Skiltare, and I had someone apologize to me for a slight he had been holding a grudge about since either 2004/2005, because I forgot to comp his membership, and I figured if he can apologize for me holding a grudge, I can apologize for all the mistakes I made and carnage I created.

On a related and yet unrelated note:

I also want to thank all my friends who give me a jab in the ribs when I did (and do) something stupid, everyone needs grounding, and I have you guys.
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Friday, January 21st, 2011 03:55 pm
Does anyone have an inexpensive DSLR they are looking to get rid of, preferably Canon, but I am open to suggestion.
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Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 11:21 pm
I'm in LA, I made it, car to go in to shop tomorrow, not running right..

Anyone wanna visit with me, I'm Staying in Anaheim off State College and Ball.
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Sunday, October 31st, 2010 11:19 pm
(Stolen from [ profile] cahwyguy) From Jerry Brown, candidate for Governor of California: “They're all fighting, everybody's blaming. That's been part of the politics now. If you've noticed, the Republicans, they just want Obama to look bad, then they can get in power, and if they get in power then we'll have to do the same thing to them, and they'll start doing it to us and pretty soon you don't have much of a country anymore.” [source]

I think this is well said, and it is what is frustrating the voters.
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Saturday, October 30th, 2010 04:39 pm

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Friday, October 29th, 2010 03:33 pm
Four Furs in the Pittsburgh area are homeless from house fire, this is one of those rare occasions where those of us in the community can get together and help, I donated, so I though I would post and see if anyone else wants to kick in some cash to help them out.
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Thursday, October 14th, 2010 10:47 pm

There need to be a codeword for the people who work in tech support.
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Sunday, October 10th, 2010 01:02 am
So much to talk about..


So, RainFurrest Came and went, I did art show, was a good show, about 40% of peices sold, not too bad really.. 2011, ConOps lead, yay for me.

End of Work

Layoff, I'm out of work on December 13, Heading down to LA on the 20th, gonna be home for Christmas, then FC, then.. I dunno, I'm thinking about a 12k mile road Trip...

Los Angeles >> Phoenix >> ABQ >> Dallas >> Houston >> Little Rock >> Memphis (or central TN) >> Atlanta >> Florida >> Purco >> Baltimore >> Philly >> Pittsburgh >> Detroit >> Chicago >> Rochester MN >> Kansas City >> Denver CO >> Salt Lake City >> Bay Area.

So, I know people in all of these places, can anyone offer Crash Space?

With Any Luck, I might even be able to make Furry Fiesta.


This year I am finally going to make it to midwest furfest, flight is booked, rooms is nailed down mostly, so, for 5 years, I have been trying to make it, and not it looks like I am.


I've been using it a lot more, I'm alohawolf on there, add me sometime!


I have about a 150 photos on Picasa I have not displayed on LiveJournal, soon I will.. I hope.. for now visit Enjoy.
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Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 03:18 pm
For those coming to RainFurrest who are Hams we are using 445.975, Simplex, with a Tone of 103.5.
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Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 11:04 am
I'm looking for a roommate for MFF 2010, I have the room from Thursday, Nov, 18, thru Monday, Nov, 22, its a double/double room, so you would get your own bed, if your wanting to split it.