Tame Bear on July 6th, 2014

THIS MORNING I heard Iris Dement’s sweet nostalgic song “Our Town” on Prairie Home Companion. Hearing that song brought to mind a flood of memories surrounding the final episode of Northern Exposure, a popular TV show that ran for about 6 years from 1990 to 1995. At the time, Treesh and I were living on Vashon Island in Puget […]

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Tame Bear on January 24th, 2012 is the place where friends help friends lose weight. It’s also helped people lose some 7,766,000 lbs! and counting. The Bear started using the Lose It! app (free on iPhone and Android) earlier this month to track calories and exercise. There’s a related web site, so I created an account. My goal is to […]

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Tame Bear on June 7th, 2011

Ok, here’s what you need to know about The Thief. It’s a badge – but not just any badge. You know the badges that Click-Track-Profit is hiding everywhere, that you can find and collect during your regular traffic surfing? The Thief is a special badge – only one person can have it at a time. […]

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Tame Bear on October 21st, 2010

Of course you know a “retweet” is simply repeating what someone else said. It’s a Twitter thing. A retweet begins with “RT” followed by the twitter name of the person you’re retweeting, followed by whatever that person said. So for example if you want to repeat something I’ve said, your retweet will start with “RT @tamebear …” […]

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Tame Bear on January 19th, 2010

How do you reconcile the idea of an all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-loving God with the reality of natural disasters? I hear friends trying to work this out each time there is a catastrophy like last week’s earthquake in Haiti. If you start with this concept of God and work out its logical conclusion, you may […]

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