Monthly Archives: May 2008

Yellowstone Ho!

Headed to Yellowstone for the week. Back Thursday!

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Barack in Bozeman

Last Monday night (19 May 2008), I had the privilege of seeing Barack Obama in Bozeman. I’m lucky I got in–the free tickets disappeared almost instantly. The line for the 7:30 pm appearance started forming at 10:00 am the morning … Continue reading

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Coffee with David Quammen

I’m not actually “having” coffee with Mr. Quammen (this year’s MSU Walt Stegner Chair) … but sitting in the same coffee shop, anyway. The Daily is the Montemartre of Bozeman…

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Homecoming Queen

Yesterday, I pledged the same oath that President Clinton once led some 15,000 Americorps members in reciting: I will get things done for America to make our people safer, smarter and healthier. I will bring Americans together to strengthen our … Continue reading

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A list.

I’m sorry you’re reading this. But it’s just a list. A list. And for me, right now, this list is catharsis. So I’ll write and so you’ll read and so on and so forth. Friedrich Nietzsche and Lou Salomé. John … Continue reading


and that all changes, starting now.

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How to succeed at failling.

It’s alright / to tell me / what you think / about me / I won’t try / to argue / or hold it / against you. I have unequivocally and unilaterally failed this Spring. I’ve failed at everything I’ve … Continue reading

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Taxi to the Dark Side review

The following was published in last Friday’s (2 May 2008) “This Week” section of the Bozeman Daily Chronicle: “We have to work the dark side, if you will,” said Vice President Dick Cheney, and “spend time in the shadows of … Continue reading

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Stop Trash and Get Cash!

I’m paying $5 for any decent microwave or mini-fridge. No hassle! Free pick up from your dorm room! To arrange pick-up, call me (Mark): 307-421-1500 I will also save you the trouble of disposing of your unwanted cinder blocks, lofts, … Continue reading

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Speed Machine

Well. It’s May 1st. I had my last class of the semester today–my last class for at least 8 months. The ASMSU end-of-the-year banquet was tonight. As far as banquets go, I’d say it was a success: it was nice … Continue reading

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