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12/23/03 12:08 - ID#32967

Love Letters

I'm so happy that Col. Powell is pleased with my performance. I worked on a database for anthrax decontamination at one of the post offices in Virginia. Apparently I need to work on my scanning skills, but this is the evidence. image image
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12/22/03 10:43 - ID#32966

In Response to Paul and Terry

I think Terry is right to focus the issue on the problems of the system rather than the individuals. We all know enough people that have a difficult time supporting themselves in Buffalo, where there are more jobs than in the rural areas that house prisons. Furthermore, a lot of these people that I know (and I imagine most of you know) are well-educated, with college degrees. If it's difficult for people like this, Joe and Jane Culpepper's options are even more limited. Maybe we should all blame ourselves for shopping at Wegman's instead of the Farmer's Market or Food Co-op, essentially putting Joe and Jane's family farm out of business.

In a similar vein, Paul commented on people that join the army to pay for college. I think the real question is - Why should someone have to join the army to pay for an education? True - there are other ways to finance college, but nobody should have to make the choice of joining the army or paying off loans for the rest of his or her life.
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12/19/03 12:49 - ID#32965


I had my first ever casino experience last night. The buffet was good and I got my very own Player's Card. I only lost 6 bucks, so I'm glad I stopped when I did.

The whole experience reminded me once again of what a messed up place we live in. In the middle of all that Niagara Falls poverty, there's a room somewhere filled with money. Not to mention all the food that is thrown out after it goes "bad". I'm so glad I could be a part of such wasteful overindulgence.
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12/18/03 04:52 - ID#32964

Too many idiots out there

Wow - Holly has sparked quite the discussion. For what it's worth, I never thought you emanated a particularly lesbian vibe. Sounds like there are just too many narrow-minded people out there who assume that a woman with some self-confidence must be a lesbian. Sort of like those people that think all feminists are lesbians. Very annoying.
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12/16/03 01:40 - ID#32963

Wilson Farms Pic

Check this out. New York State has released new high-resolution aerial photos. This shows the Wilson Farms parking lot area. These things are freakin' free! Paul - if we can add some zooming functionality to the site, we could put the whole Elmwood area online.
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12/15/03 01:59 - ID#32962

No Sweatshop Shopping

For shopping at the only shopping mall with no products made at sweatshops, visit
. Wish I knew about this before.
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12/15/03 01:57 - ID#32961

Mainstream Media (Lack of) Coverage

I've heard quite a bit about the capture of Saddam. You can barely get away from it. It's certainly a positive development, but while we hear so much about fighting the war on terror, I've heard little on the UN nuclear disarmament vote that took place last week. The US voted against a comprehensive test ban treaty, the elimination of nuclear weapons, and an obligation of nuclear disarmament. Perhaps I'm missing something, but if we can go into other countries on the pretense that they have weapons of mass destruction, even if it hasn't been proven, why are we one of the few countries of the world opposed to disarmament?
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12/11/03 11:42 - ID#32960

Buffalo Vamp Won't You Come Out Tonight


For anyone interested (and I know someone who is), Angel was born in Buffalo. My aunt says his father lived on Summer St.

David Boreanaz Bio


Birthday: May 16, 1971

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA

Marital Status: Married to Jaime Bergman One child, son named Jaden Rayne

Trivia Fact #1: Afraid of chickens

Trivia Fact #2: Graduated from Ithaca College

Trivia Fact #3: Father is a weatherman in Philadelphia

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12/10/03 02:33 - ID#32959


Here's the proof. My advisor Ling gave me the go-ahead to get my master's project bound!! This has been plaguing me for 1 1/2 years. I can actually wake up in the morning and not feel guilty that I'm not working on it. Time to celebrate.

Forwarded message from Ling Bian <>

From: Ling Bian <>
To: Elizabeth A Abraham <>
Subject: Re: graduation procedures
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 10:55:48 -0500 (EST)


    Thanks for the reminder. Rachel is done and done nicely. Her
second rader is Irene Casas. Irene has given thumbs up. -Ling

On Wed, 10 Dec 2003, Elizabeth A Abraham wrote:

> Hi Rachel
> Please send me your title and the name of your second reader.
> When I have this info, I will prepare your M form and get the
> signatures. If Ling has given you the go-ahead to get it bound, then
> you're all set.
> Betsy
> On Wed, 10 Dec 2003 wrote:
> > Betsy,
> > My portfolio is finished. What do I need to do to graduate by Feb
> > Do the readers sign the M-form before or after it is bound? Does
> > department receive a copy?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Rachel

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12/31/03 11:48 - ID#32958

BBC E-Cyclopedia 2003

Check out some of the new terms for 2003. I think my favorite is Sitcoms (Single Income Two Kids Oppressive Mortgage), but there are a lot of good ones. Anyone else have a favorite?

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