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September 14, 2006


Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* The Patriarch writes a funny and moving stream-of-consciousness blog posting on the theme of, Y'know, all things considered, turning 38 may not be such a bad thing after all.

* Here's a vehicle that makes a Hummer look like a Wussmobile. (Link thanks to Charlton Griffin.)

* Chronic anger and hostility appear to be bad for the health of your lungs. Maybe there's more to the old "take a deep breath" advice than we knew ...

* Sighthound and ancient-breed enthusiast Steve Bodio posts some sweet photos of these goofily beautiful dogs. "Goofily beautiful" -- that's not a bad way of describing my elegant and mischievous Wife, who I sometimes tease about looking like a Saluki.

* More people commit suicide in New York City than are murdered.

* Stuart has started a blog about issues and experiences of interest to the heavyset.



posted by Michael at September 14, 2006


Thanks for the link to the story on the ultra-macho Gurkha-mobile. That was good for a laugh first thing in the morning.

I wonder how long it will be before people start replacing the treads on a tank with tires and driving those?

Posted by: Friedrich von Blowhard on September 14, 2006 10:24 AM

Gonna get me one of them Gurkhas. It looks like a cannon could come out of that grill--reminding one of the bladed-wheels on Stephen Boyd's chariot in the race against Charlton Heston. Nobody'll dare cut me off on the road no more.

Posted by: susan on September 14, 2006 11:00 AM

"Goofily beautiful" is perfect!

And you are not far off on salukis-- these are the ancestors, from 'way up east on the Silk Road.

Posted by: Steve Bodio on September 14, 2006 4:35 PM

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