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April 17, 2006

All-American Girl

Just a girl and her flag, enjoying a beautiful spring day.

See the whole set here.

Posted by john at April 17, 2006 09:24 PM

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Michael | April 18, 2006 08:40 AM

In the end I think it comes down to how you want this money to last. I think the computer is the obvious selection for the next 12-18 months. It is on the cutting edge of technology and would likely help with work/website concerns.

However, five years from now that computer will be selling for $250 at the used computer store, replaced by better, fancier, and more impressive machines. The Virginia Editions will never be replaced and will likely avoid any depreciation. For as long as you own those books their "value" will probably remain the same to you (fiscally and emotionally), if not increase. Also, it will get tougher and tougher to find those books, in complete series, in excellent condition - whereas you can always get a fancy new computer.

If it was me (lit nerd that I am) I'd go with the books.

John Scalzi | April 18, 2006 08:43 AM

Whoops! Wrong thread, Michael.

Michael | April 18, 2006 09:06 AM

Duh! Way too early in the morning...

Jake | April 18, 2006 01:33 PM

Where can I get more pictures of your dog?

Martin Wagner | April 18, 2006 07:59 PM

Glad you have nice springs in Ohio. 99ยบ in Austin today.

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