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Vlog the Inhaler, or The Occasional Video Blog Musings of Jim Thornton

My Rudder

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Okay, so maybe today's blog entry is not 100 percent, entirely swimming-related the way yesterday's was.

On the other hand, it is on a subject that roughly half the USMS swimming population owns, and--at least according to Sigmund Freud--roughly the other half wishes they owned.

Which reminds me of the classic old joke, wherein a little boy and a little girl are playing doctor.

The little boy points at his nether regions and sneers, "Na na na na naaaaa na! I have one of these and you don't!"

The little girl just shakes her head wisely, points to her nether regions, and replies, "With one of these, I can get as many of those as I want!"

Which to me remains the most convincing of all arguments that Freud's notion of penis envy just doesn't pass the real world test.

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In any event, for today's reading and viewing pleasure, I present to the greater USMS diaspora an in-depth meditation on the nature of my rudder:

http://byjimthornton.com/2012/09/22/...the-squeamish/

Note: click on the above, not the picture, which will take you nowhere.



Note: I am pretty sure that the bugs have been more or less worked out of the RSS feed thingy, making it even easier than ever to subscribe, absolutely for free, to my new blog!

Though for those who can't figure out how to do so, I shall continue my quest to create infinite loops between hither http://forums.usms.org/blog.php?u=26 and thither http://byjimthornton.com/


PS I signed up for the 400 and 200 IM and the 800 freestyle at the Hudson, Ohio SCM meet next Saturday. I shall keep you posted.

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