car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page

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Where is Jefferson when you need him?

Earlier this week,I found a couple of rather disturbing articles via my Wired.com widget on my personalized Google homepage.

The first highlights a new documentary on Iraq shot with footage filmed by National Guardsmen,set to premier at the Tribeca Film Festival. Though it primarily discusses the manner in which Read on…

Not my choice…

Due to circumstances beyond my control (about eight hours of sleep in the last two and a half days,plus an impending inspection tomorrow) there will be no Friday update.

I really hate having to skip days because of the disruption to my thought process and the damage it does to the habit of writing Read on…

Big Brother

Earlier today I was informed that I had been selected to mentor one of the newly-arrived Marines in my workplace. This came as a bit of a shock to me,partially because the new guy I’m supposed to look after doesn’t work in my section (he’s a radioman),and partially because I’m one of the Read on…

Going through my bookmarks.

Mondays can be pretty tough. Getting back into the swing of the work week is not the easiest,and the mind wanders.

In support of your wandering mind,I’m providing some links to a couple of sites I enjoy.

Urban Adventuring

Action Squad is a Minneapolis-based group of tunnel rats dedicated to Read on…

Cogs in the Machine

This past week started out already unpromising.

Tuesday was actually Monday (due to the three-day Easter weekend).  For many different reasons,I was in a very sour mood until Friday,and I didn’t continue updating iTunes at nearly a fast enough rate.  Worst of all,I had an inspection Friday morning that lasted from 6:30 Read on…