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Fight Against Maturity

It was an uphill swim…

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Two sailors were amazed when they woke to find a dead dolphin in their garden – especially as they live on a steep hill half a mile from the sea.

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And yet most of us survived. And had fun.

Great stuff here: #980 Old, dangerous playground equipment « 1000 Awesome Things

The slide was burning hot to the touch, a stovetop set to high all day under the summer sun, just waiting to greet the underside of your legs with first-degree burns as you enjoyed the ride. It also smelled like hot pee, years of nervous children with leaky diapers permanently marking it as their territory. Lastly, to top it all off, there were no cute plastic siderails or encapsulated tube-slides, which meant that if you went too fast or aimed your legs poorly, your shoes would grip-skid on the metal, and you’d spill over the side, landing face down with a sickening thud in a bed of pebbles, cigarette butts, and milk thistles.

July 18, 2008 Posted by | People | , , | 1 Comment

“Another fine mess…”

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A tanker truck carrying 5000 gallons of molasses spilled its’ load all over Texas highway 6 near Sugarland, Texas, resulting in an hours long closure of the road. “Sugarland”? Yup.

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Today’s quote

Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.

Walter Lippmann

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