November 30, 2006


My niece, Quincy, with her new baby brother, Silas.

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November 29, 2006

Why Yes, I Am From Chicago

This is neat-- just 13 questions, and it seems to be quite accurate (it could even tell that Delaware native Dave Weigel is from near Philadelphia).

What American accent do you have?
Your Result: The Inland North

You may think you speak "Standard English straight out of the dictionary" but when you step away from the Great Lakes you get asked annoying questions like "Are you from Wisconsin?" or "Are you from Chicago?" Chances are you call carbonated drinks "pop."

The Midland
The Northeast
The South
The West
North Central
What American accent do you have?
Take More Quizzes

The last part isn't right anymore, but only because I've spent at least 9 months a year in the East for the past 10 years; I said "pop" as a kid, but now I say "soda."

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November 07, 2006

Election Day

I've got a guide to watching the House and Senate race results come in over at AmSpec, complete with my predictions.

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