Archive for February, 2010

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Last time I was in DC, my friend Vicky told me about how part of her job is to work with a database of street names. In her day to day work, she finds interesting ones like the one below.

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She emails and GChats these to friends. I suggested she make a blog about it. I offered to set her up with a domain name,, and she has started posting some her finds. Below is my favorite so far. When driving around here: Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200.

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Baby Picture

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

No. Not a baby picture of Steve. Nor did this Steve have a baby. Another Steve did. And one of the baby pictures is pretty tremendous. Another grad student here, Steve Snell, is the father of a cowboy, Abraham.