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November 1, 2006

All new, yet still the same...

Just finished upgrading from Movable Type 2.66 to 3.33 tonight. The first attempt a couple nights ago was pretty hairy, and severely unpleasant.

Let's just say the MT upgrade "documents" leave a lot to be desired... ;)

November 7, 2006

My experience in Ohio voting

Just got back from errands and voting; I live in John Boehner's district in Ohio.

I was surprised to see so many cars there at just before six o'clock. The sole "activist" (in favor of a local county levy to increase mental-health funding) out front told me it had been busy all day.

It turns out one of the reasons was the new voting machines. Yep, I finally got to vote electronically. My personal preference is for paper ballots, but this system seemed to work well.

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November 11, 2006

Jack Palance rides off...

Long-time Western actor Jack Palance died yesterday at the age of 87.

A long-time veteran, Palance was one of Hollywood's unsung, underpinning performers, including a classic role in Shane. Alas, the Academy neglected to recognize his work until he won Best Supporting Actor for City Slickers in 1991.

Rest in peace, Jack, and enjoy that long ride across the enternal prarie...

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