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Don Burnside
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MINI Cooper Owner, Podcaster, Computer Guy
MINI Cooper Owner, Podcaster, Computer Guy

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Some thoughts about the Kia rental I had last week.

I’ve always said that *every* car looks better in maroon. This Kia is definitely included in the list. Recently had this as a rental, and a cheap 4 door car, it wasn’t horrible. The interior had a good layout that wasn’t too cheap. The tech was better…

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I have kinda beat diabetes and I fired my doctor. Click the link for more details!

Was a big week here. A HUGE week actually. At least as far as my current state of well being goes. First up, with hard work, determination and a sprinkle of whatever, I've managed to get myself back to what I will call pre-diabetes. At the same time, I…

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*Short Version* There was an issue with dbmini.us that was causing pop-up ads and redirects. I have corrected this. Apologies for the trouble! *Nerd Version* From what I can tell, this was done via FTP. Just in case, I went ahead and did the…

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Why all the damned science? Because reasons, but tequila is involved!

You might have been seeing that I have been doing ‘science’ with my exercising again. You might have also noticed that I have been exercising more than normal and at odd, or very odd, hours. [When last we…

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To ensure no F bombs are dropped during the [show](http://www.whiteroofradio.com), I have taken to having a clearing out session just prior to recording. Thought it would be fun to share (plus learn some ways we use Slack!). It’s pretty NSFW, but I know…

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[When last we met](http://donburnside.com/who-rides-for-science/), we learned our hero, who spent the first part of 2016 behaving quite badly, was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Click the link for more info. I have been to the doctor for my first…

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My thoughts about the Grand Tour

The Grand Tour premiered last week on Amazon Prime. Of course I watched it. And yes, overall I thought it was very good. Poo Came Out If you have ever seen an episode of Top Gear, most of what this show is about if very similar to what we saw during the…

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Politics? No, not tonight. How about what I think is wrong with MINI? Sure, let's do that instead.

A few things. While I have been a fairly bad MINI enthusiast of late, I do still have one and he is finally going to be getting some love in the very near future. Don’t worry, you will hear all about it here as it happens. Next, watch the video linked…

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TL/DR: I have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. This is my story (insert dramatic music hit here)

If you have been following me on Strava or Facebook recently,you might see something like “Riding for science. -36” on a recent post. While not really science, it is to me, since I’m keeping track of how my cycling affects my blood sugar levels. Yes.…

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This one I stole from a local restaurant. Of course, I am pretty sure mine is better. The combination of the sweet potato and spicy, smoked chile was amazing. * 1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into large pieces * 2 pastilla peppers. Anaheims if you want…
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