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Bernard “ben” Tremblay
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Attended UfoA, Edmonton
Lives in Edmonton, AB
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I need fashion advice.
No way I'm gonna go to bald ...
... and not sure how much I'll trim my beard ...
... and will prolly keep my two 1.5ft dreadlocks ...
But the long (thinning) pony tail is kinna pasee.

What do you think of this? I call it "over-grown brush cut".
http://peteryang.com/v02/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/lyle.jpg

A tad shorter than conventional on the side (the red-neck aspect) and a tad longer than conventional on the top (a nod to shit-disturber culture).
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How do we come to understand our world?
Here's the video I knew previously.

Looking again (I //love// looking again!) I came across this ... c/w intro by the author Michael Ryerson (USMC, FAC, 1966-1968) "Tribute to the Door Gunner"
https://youtube.com/watch?v=s92QUAvo5NQ

p.s. what PoG would know about reading another man's eyes? maybe pro poker player.
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Idiot.
I'll be blocking you now.
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Very nice, Mr. Middleton.
I can't help thinking that the likelyhood of applying that method in a group is far, far greater than operating solo.
As a society we are not at all good with discipline and rigour!
best / thanks / cheers
--ben
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p.s. This would make for great workshops.
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+lancelot1953 - If I got notification of your comment on this video it blew right past me.

Just wanted to say how I love this bit: "Good Ends; Good Highs; Good Lows; no Out Lights. Ready in the back? Here we go."

p.s. I just did this screengrab from the video; so happy that I intentionally turned my head to get the deck crew in the view!
http://bentrem.net/75thr/images/BF3-F16-Checks.jpg
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Michae? what bored you so badly?
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#PTSD #Etiology This is just what I've been arguing for years. Old-school behaviourist psychologists and psychiatrists routinely oppress their patients. I think this is tantamount to abuse / mal-practice.
"The area of the brain involved in forming new memories, known as the hippocampus, seems to shrink in people with recurring depression, a new study shows. The researchers noted that 65 percent of the participants with major depression had suffered recurring symptoms."
The area of the brain involved in forming new memories, known as the hippocampus, seems to shrink in people with recurring depression, a new study shows.
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There are "red-necks" ... I will gladly call those good.old.boys friends.
And then there are cracKKKers ... whose leaders very often have a certain low-grade charisma.
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Bourgeois success? Location location location.
Year 8 in this 1 bedroom apartment. Single unit above a liqour store. Convenience store next door 1 side, classy restaurant other side. Nice coffee shop across the street, with used book store next door. Hippie general store across the avenue. Fast food restaurant kitty-corner. 6 blocks from one of the cities busiest entertainment strips; 1/2 block from a lovely green-space ravine.

Financial? 3yrs ago found that a $4.8K snipped of student loan had been left unpaid. $6K interest. I negotiated and paid only principle.
Debt? zaroo.
Savings? high 4 figures.

Music?
Bass and practice amp there; shakuhachi and ryutki there; 3 recorders there; autoharp there; dumbek and djembe there.
Not so long ago, I was busking 3, 4 times a week. Either autoharp and recorders (3, 4 hours ... 2, 3 hours on jigs and reals, 1, 2 hours on folk-rock vocals) or drumming ... 2, 3 hours with breaks now and then for slow aires on recorder. (Blisters are to be avoided; they last for months and risk scar tissue. Callous comes with loving care and attention.) $75 - $200 per week.
Once upon a time ...

Tech?
When I left east coast to come home I had to dump most of my collection.
2 C=64s c/w disk drives (2) and 64K RAM expansion. (1)
Kaybro ... two. One of them upgraded to '286 and 1.4Meg drives.
Now? Toshiba Toughbook (220MHz; Win95) and Apple what's it ... which boots but has no software.
As for ham radio /sigh/ I can imagine going through the fuss and bother of putting up an HF antenna, so contesting and Maritime Mobile Net is ancient history. 1 5W 2Mtr hand-held with 5/8 which ... which, for some  reason, won't break squelch on ham club's repeater.

Books?
Like with LPs: abandone (sold off) huge collection upon moving to the east coast.
Returning "home"? No LPs to sell off, but a ton of books ... from 2 decades.
Now?
18 volumes in dharma collection.
24 odds and sods.
16 up to date texts, mostly hard-cover. Damned expensive, they are!

PCs?
Above mentioned ToughBook; hi-grade gaming PC (blown PSU; saving up for 750W) and decent small desktop, with 7850GPU in place, and 2 others on the shelf.

Bottom line?
1 more financial bumped I'm fucked. Back-flip off high bridge would be quite appropriate.
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Kismet? my life dream came up in my sleep last night, in the form of a trike motorcyle and this ... a tiny perfect camper.
My parents owned an RV when I was a kid. I have several cherished memories of taking it out with my family; the thrill of the open road and sense of adventure were exciting. Unfortunately now that I'm older, I simply don't have the space to keep...
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Addendum: a channel dedicated to tiny perfect campers.
https://youtube.com/user/townkevin59/videos
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Immediate impression: BG is at least 6dB too loud during speech. Or 3dB, with voice 6dB too low.
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How many folk actually do Zen?
What I mean: say something pisses you off; that's sufficient cause to act the bitch? srsly?!
‪#‎YuppieCulture‬
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+lancelot1953 If I got notification of your comment it blew right past me.

Just wanted to say how I love this bit: "Good Ends; Good Highs; Good Lows; no Out Lights. Ready in the back? Here we go."

p.s. I just did this screengrab from the video; so happy that I intentionally turned my head to get the deck crew in the view!
http://bentrem.net/75thr/images/BF3-F16-Checks.jpg
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What a wonderful example of how "good" people let shit happen.
Harper's conservatives ram through legislation our Privacy Commissioner says in unconstitutional, 7 provinces say they don't like it, then when Senate Speaker says rules were being breached and process should be stopped ... the Conservatives merely suspended the rules.
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My name is Bernard ... and yes, that's French, so please do call me ben.

CMC since '72; compulsively tech_doc
@ITGeek | @bentrem
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'68 was on the bus, playing bass w/home-built Fender Bassman; driving motorcyle, running ham shack, smoking ... cigarettes (Export A green!) 14 was a good age!
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  • UfoA, Edmonton
    Phil and CS, 1976 - 1979
  • Dalhousie U, Halifax
    Cog-psych and Criminology, 1996 - 1999
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