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  • My suspicion is that the java fern, which has nearly taken over the entire tank, may have been hiding bits of detrius -- food, waste, rotten eggs (from the multiple spawnings of the minnows), and any number of other ugliness.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • But at least we both remember that the love is there, even if it's often buried underneath the detrius of daily living.

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  • Thanks CU ... almost there actually ... god I love dumping the detrius have accumulated in absent minded moments

    Time To Set Out His Vision

  • Apologies to all who care-- we are still struggling through the detrius of 2006 and preparing for what promises to be a serious Animal Rights battle in New Mexico.

    The Latest

  • Please also note that costs associated with clean up, removal, transport, and/or burial of such detrius shall specifically be deducted from future invoices and payments for subject contract, and that any work required to be done as a result of inoperability of sections overloaded with such detrius are also to be deducted from payments rendered on said project.

    Blasted Contractors!

  • I had the pleasure of spending a day or two around Bastonge in the spring of 1976 -- there was still a lot of wartime detrius scattered about the woods, a prominent monument with a tank on the top, and a plaque underneath that just said "NUTS."

    Archive 2005-11-13

  • Knowing that I myself may, on exceeding rare occasion, let my arguments extend beyond the range of my information, I must say that simply being wrong doesn't reduce all of one's efforts to "a stinking pile of detrius."

    Damn them.

  • Our pal Amy writes ... after straggling in the door, I checked my email and found in my inbox a charming little missive from a reader who thought to take the time to tell me that he/she thinks my writing is "a stinking pile of detrius."

    Damn them.

  • Dave Johnson from Seeing the Forrest has a new blog dedicated to coffee and the way it and the detrius we have built around it affect our lives.

    Lean Left » Blog Archive » New Links

  • Then there's the detrius of countless trips to Hay on Wye, or misguided purchases on con tables when that magic "5 books for £10" sign appears on the last day that I can never realy summon the enthusiasim to read.

    An early morning review: Cavalcade - Alison Sinclair

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