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Posted by Allison Bailes on August 20, 2011
About a decade ago, I read about a new book that Stephen King had just published. It was titled, On Writing, and I was puzzled about why he'd want to write about writing. I mean, the guy's a fiction writer, not an English professor. I never read the book, though I probably should, but somehow, just...
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Blogging milestone
Posted by Allison Bailes on July 28, 2011
Yesterday was a special day in the Energy Vanguard blog. You may not realize it, but it was the 211th article we've published here since I started it 16 months ago. Does that number mean anything to you?
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This ductopus is not a result of good HVAC system design.
Posted by Allison Bailes on April 26, 2011
I haven't done a LetsBlogOff post in a while, but when I saw the topic for today's blogoff, I knew I wouldn't be able to resist, so here goes.
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The obituary of Allison A. Bailes III, PhD, written prehumously
Posted by Allison Bailes on January 4, 2011
Allison Arthur Bailes III, PhD, died on the morning of 4 January 2011. His wife found him slumped over the keyboard of his computer, where he collapsed after working on yet another blog article. Apparently the pressure to write, which he had just described in a post the day before, overwhelmed him...
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Possum Drop, and the combustion of the sacrificial possum
Posted by Allison Bailes on January 3, 2011
As it turns out, I did not make it to the annual Possum Drop to ring in the new year. The photo below is one I took last year. I also did not publish any blog articles last week, the first time that's happened since I started this blog on 7 March 2010.
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