Saturday, June 25, 2005

The Wit & Wisdom of Robert Heinlein

— Matt Harris @ 7:56 pm

I found this via Daily Pundit: a Wikiquote’s listing of some of Robert Heinlein’s greatest quotes.

Considering the fact that I consider Robert Heinlein the greatest Science Fiction author of all time and certainly the number one formative element of my political philosophy, I recommend it is highly.

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Thursday, June 16, 2005

What A $6,000 Dental Bill Looks Like

— Matt Harris @ 8:16 pm

I was laid off from my job after 9/11 and lost my dental insurance. After several temp jobs, I finally got hired to a permanent position in April. My new job provides dental insurance, so yesterday I made my first visit to a dentist in about five years.

The net result is that I need about $6,000 in dental work done. My insurance maxes out at a $1,000 per year and my dentist cut another $1,500 or so off of the price, so I get to shell out $3,500. Fortunately I can pay it off over 18 months, so it shouldn’t be too bad. Still, ouch!

I am fortunate, though. After the diagnosis and the administering of smelling salts, the dentist was able to get right to work. My guess is that if we had a single-payer health system, there would be a long waiting list for all of the work I am getting done.

Anyway, here is a “nice” photo of what all the fuss is about: (more…)

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Monday, June 13, 2005

Gozzy’s Random Dungeon Map Generator

— Matt Harris @ 8:06 pm

Via Enworld is a link to a nice random dungeon map generator. While there are several other such generators on the web, this one produces some cirucular rooms – a nice feature.

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Uploaded Last Six Succubus Club Chats

— Matt Harris @ 6:52 pm

I have uploaded the last six Succubus Club chats. The index page is here.

Individual Transcripts
June 8, 2005 Chat Transcript

June 1, 2005 Chat Transcript

May 25, 2005 Chat Transcript

May 18, 2005 Chat Transcript

May 11, 2005 Chat Transcript

May 4, 2005 Chat Transcript

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Campaign Log Updated

— Matt Harris @ 6:26 pm

I have updated the Cormarian Campaign Log to include the results of the Saturday, June 4, 2005 game session.

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Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Campaign Log

— Matt Harris @ 6:50 pm

The Cormarian campaign is up and running again. I have updated the Campaign Log.

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