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  • Once upon a time, as young archaeology students, Ezra and I were having a discussion about the TV program 'Sex and the City' in context of the geologic time scale (a system of chronological measurement that relates stratigraphy to time). I was eating carrots, Ezra was brewing a pot of coffee, and the rain was erratic. We were settling in for a long night of profound metaphysical pugilism -- when we were interrupted by a very weird phone call.
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