Another online quiz, this one to determine how nerdy one is, and in what ways. I didn’t score as highly as I thought I would. One neat thing I liked about this quiz is that it has more than 2 options for answering the gender question. 🙂
Â I don’t usually propagate these memes myself (and aren’t memes supposed to be self-propagating?), but I thought this was fun.Â I like the alliterative aspect. I got this from Matt Quirk’s blog.Â The person he got it from has a name beginning with ‘S’, so I put down different answers from hers: Use the 1st … Read more
This year I didn’t have to drive for 2 hours – we were able to see They Might Be Giants right here in Northampton. They performed 2 shows last month at the Iron Horse Music Hall. Specifically, there were 7pm and 10pm shows on Saturday, May 5. We had decided to get tickets to the … Read more
If you’ve seen any beer advertising (and who can escape it?), you’ve probably noticed that it’s often something other than beer they’re selling in the ads. A billboard for Budweiser recently popped up in our neck of the woods – it’s on Route 9 as you head East over the river from Northampton into Hadley, … Read more
I find it hard to improve on that headline. It sounds like the plot of a goofy comedy movie from the ’60’s, but it is apparently true. The story can be found here. I especially love the part about nobody noticing.
Courtesy of my friend Kevin’s blog, I discovered the site of a board game about the war on terror.Â In fact, it’s called War on Terror, the Boardgame, in which you either fight terror, or support it, or both. No, I’m not making this up. To some people (who are not me), this may at … Read more
The fruit you can’t pick up.Â Also not very filling.
So, a month or so ago, I was sitting on the couch, watching a video – I forget what it was. I had my cat Shark on my lap. I also had been eating a bit of dessert, and had a glass of milk in my hand, resting on the couch next to my leg. … Read more
I find it amusing that the 2 senators who conceded today are named Burns and Allen.
So, a congressional task force has concluded that the Federal Emergency Management Agency botched the Katrina rescue and cleanup. Of particular concern was failure to deal with leaks, especially those by ‘Scooter’ Libby in the Valerie Plame case. Libby’s lawyers have subpoenaed hundreds of classified documents to be examined in this case – documents which … Read more