Category Archives: CKB

White-lined Sphinx Mothra

This one flew into the house last night, buzzing like mad, and determined to knock over a floor lamp. I hope it found the light from the streetlight to be satisfactory.

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I just wanted a quiet night of cleansing the earth of the unrighteous

without having to deal with some easter-egg brony b.s.

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My view on Yosemite

I’m liking the dark menus.. Dearly wish for 10.10.1 to release soon.

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A rare display of public celebration this Thursday

  My birthday is this Thursday and shocker – I’m celebrating it publicly. Come by the H.M.S. Bounty sometime between 8 and 11, have a drink, have a steak, but more importantly say hi and hang out.

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Episode #009 – Moody drive to The Apple Pan

Wanted a hickory burger, pie, and a coffee from The Apple Pan tonight. Needed a soundtrack. Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood – “Sand” My Bloody Valentine – “Sueisfine” ZZ Top – “Ten Dollar Man” Don Fardon – “I’m Alive” The … Continue reading

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My dad and the sinking of the S.S. Illinois

CKB note: Seventy-two years ago on the night of June 1, 1942, the merchant marine ship S.S. Illinois was torpedoed and sunk by a German U-Boat 400 miles northeast of Puerto Rico. My dad was one of six survivors. He … Continue reading

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Episode #008

Quartz City Podcast – Episode #008 And we’re back! No excuses for the delay other than “stuff happened.” Woodsman – “Loose Leaf” – bandcamp Venera 4 – “Haunted Summer” – bandcamp White Noise Sound – “There Is No Tomorrow” – … Continue reading

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3242 miles to Austin Psych Fest and back

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West Roanoke

West Roanoke is where Kaleb Horton takes the photographs and I write about them.

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The Quartz City Advisory System is always on “Guarded…”

…because without eternal vigilance it can happen here. Make your own!

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