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Subject:License plate of the day
Time:07:41 pm
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Accelerating west on Highway 10, a silver and black Dodge Challenger: VANISH1
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Subject:License plate of the day
Time:06:44 pm
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A black Harley headed west on Cantrell Road: LTSROL
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Subject:License plate of the day
Time:09:52 am
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Near Asher and University, a white and gold Harley-Davidson motorcycle bearing the tag:  VAROOM.
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Current Music:3 Doors Down - BetterLife
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Subject:To the Batport!
Time:01:42 pm
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So this year, we're decorating for Halloween with real bats...Collapse )
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Subject:Too much free time: seven
Time:04:19 pm
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Confiding with friends, the young woman in line at the unemployment office spoke with complete certitude.  Wulf, standing nearby on a ladder, could not help but overhear.  “You have to know someone to get a job.”   Wulf agreed silently, continuing to install tracking for the new picture-hanging system.

The hanging system was for displaying the winning photographs of a photo contest showing people working.  One of the administrators had asked a photographer who judged the contest, Suzy Q, if she knew a good handyman.  Suzy Q immediately suggested her old friend, Wulf.

A few months later, in the blazing heat of August, Wulf was installing network cables in an attic.  It was about 130ºF, dusty, full of sharply pointed objects, inspiring Wulf to declare aloud, to no one in particular, “Time to get a regular job.”

The universe was listening.

A month ago, Captain Chuck calls, says they’ve lost some IT guys from the main office, that Wulf should send a résumé.  Wulf hasn’t updated a résumé since DOS 6 was new, so he knocks out a quick job history. Two weeks and two interviews later, in a down economy, without even looking, Wulf has a great new job.  It really isn’t as much what you know, as it is whom you know.

If ever again Wulf feels the urge to address the universe, though, it probably wouldn’t hurt to mention the lottery.
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Current Location:Dog Hill
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Subject:Cooking with Wulf: two
Time:02:07 pm
Current Mood:hungryhungry
In the summer, if one can't stand the heat, getting out of the kitchen to cook outside doesn't help. Nonetheless, some dishes are more fun to cook outside.

Dog Hill, Wulf's ancestral abode, is blessed with a massive brick grill. The ancient construct is on its third set of gratings, two sets having rusted away. The cement is cracked; the brickwork is crumbling, yet it suffices for one task the Weber cannot better perform: cooking in the Dutch oven.
The old brick grill
The charcoal chimney works as well for twigs as it does for charcoal, so Wulf hoards all the dry hickory and oak twigs and branches that fall from his trees. City ordinances prohibit burning such for disposal, yet it is permissible to cook with such, and what better to cook than a big pot of ratatouille.Collapse )ratatouille.Collapse )
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Subject:When lightning attacks...
Time:10:28 am
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It was the loudest sound Wulf has ever heard.Collapse )

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Subject:License plate of the day
Time:08:03 pm
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Spotted in a parking lot, a silver Buick Enclave bearing the tag: DO OVER.

There is perhaps a story here, likely involving flaming wreckage and heart-wrenching cries of anguish...
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Subject:Cooking with Wulf: one
Time:10:38 pm
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After the rain let up on Saturday, it was perfect weather for grilling, yet Sunshine and Wulf both craved pizza.

Not the problem!

Pizza on the grill


There is nothing like a culinary experiment to satisfy both intellectual and corporeal hungers. We began with a Digiorno frozen combination pizza (pepperoni, bell peppers, and such) adding slices of fresh tomato, black olives, and breakfast sausage, seasoning with crushed garlic, minced rosemary, dried Italian herbs, burying all in Parmesan and sharp cheddar cheeses.

The charcoal was arranged in a ring outside the diameter of the pizza. It was cooked on the Weber for half an hour with the lid on, upper and lower vents set half-open.

Grilled pizza on the board.

Ah, the smokey goodness!
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Subject:Soyons
Time:09:29 am
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It has been a week since the change to Daylight Saving Time. Wulf has mostly recovered. An hour of sleep doesn't seem like much, yet the loss causes a fifty-point reduction of Intelligence Quotient in Wulf. Wulf looks and sounds okay, but Wulf says and does stupid things.

Sleep-deprived ravingCollapse )Sleep-deprived ravingCollapse )
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