The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Friday, 13 January 2006]

Life summarized

Spent some time visiting family in a small town called Vänersborg during the visit to Sweden. While there, found a book of pictures from the city taken during the 50s.

Turns out there used to be a hot dog stand located on the street right in between the city’s hospital and graveyard—or, as the locals liked to say, between Suffering and Death.

« Objects in windshield may be closer than they appear

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