The PI printed my letter to the editor! That’s what outrage’ll get you. Your name in print. Seeing my own name in print always gives me a little thrill.
Yesterday’s Supreme Court bone-throw to the American Taliban (aka the Religious Right, aka the Anti-Abortion crusade aka The People Who Read A Handmaid’s Tale and Thought it Sounded Like a Good Idea) left a lot of us stewing in outrage. If you are one of them, you can register your
It’s still not April first for a while, now, so I can post this without having it mistaken for a prank: At Norwescon, on Saturday, April 7, from 3 until 6 in the afternoon, you are invited to a Goth House tea party. There will be tea, little cucumber sandwiches,
So, why haven’t we heard about this before? Because I was on an alternates list.You know, first runner-up. Understudy. That sort of thing. But the conference starts today. I’m aware of that. In fact, I was thinking just last week, "Ha-ha, wouldn’t it be funny if somebody dropped out the
The significance of the number 666 comes from Revelation 13:18: This calls for wisdom. If anyone has insight, let him calculate the number of the beast, for it is man’s number. His number is 666. Most scholars believe that this number is a cryptogram for Nero Caesar. This hasn’t stopped
According to The Christian Century, The Da Vinci Code and the Left Behind series share more than wild marketplace success in spite of dull cardboard characters, poor-to-barely-adequate prose, and a general preposterousness. Both also “trade on a fundamentally gnostic premise: that most of the church has been duped and that
Hey, wanna get pointlessly outraged? Read this Wall Street Journal editorial by Naomi “I hate my own sex” Schaefer Riley. Ladies, You Should Know Better How feminism wages war on common sense. Okay, first word and I’m already offended. Not quite true. The word “ladies” offends me only in context,
Cat interrupts catnap, possibly saving two MANCHESTER, Pa. — A cat interrupted a catnap, possibly saving two lives. Jean Poole and her 9-month-old granddaughter were dozing Tuesday in Poole’s home in the Newberry Estates mobile home park. Poole’s 7-year-old cat, Princess, woke them up, meowing loudly. Poole got up, smelled
Monday, the day after the wedding, we all flew to Bali. This process took all day even though Bali isn’t that far — it was only a 1.5 hour flight. But traffic is bad so we left lots of extra time to be sitting at the airport. When we got
On Sunday we had the wedding. This was basically an all-day affair because the women (me, Mom, Holly) were picked up for makeup etc. at 11:30 am (or so — every time somebody was supposed to pick us up for something it ended up being later than what was said.
Today is Sunday — the day of the wedding. Yesterday my brother Mike rented a van to take us around for the whole day. He thought we should experience the world-famous Javanese style massage at one of the more highly-regarded parlours. So we did. It’s about $10 for an hour-long
Okay, another case where I only have ten minutes to post something but at least this keyboard has all its keys. We have been in Jakarta two nights. The Hilton is pretty nice, although apparently several foreign governments have issued warnings that this hotel is a terrorist target. We saw
hmm…the shift doesn’t seem to be working…the singapore airport has free massage chairs and free internet terminals. i used the massage chair already. they are a little unnerving because they have these cuffs that squeeze your legs — so for a moment you’re immobilized. like a supervillain chair. so here