Archives for: October 2008

Because I keep forgetting...

October 29th, 2008
Houses require a decent amount of routine maintenance. Meaning, the many, many components of a house need to be oiled, tightened, inspected, replaced, or otherwise tweaked every so often. "Every so often" being months, or, more pleasingly, years. Of cou… more »

Nightmare fodder

October 24th, 2008
Photographs of a giant spider eating a bird in an Australian garden have stunned wildlife experts. Yeah, apparently those wildlife experts have never heard of Australia, and the nightmarish insectoid horrors that developed there, worse than anything… more »

Just stop that

October 22nd, 2008
One request: "Proposition 8 doesn't promote or support hate," said Rebecca Whitman, a Stockton mother of five. "We're putting out the word of God." Yeah...please stop doing that. (Yes, yes: First Amendment, and all that. But "religion" and… more »

Ah, Republicans

October 21st, 2008
Sometimes they're just so predictable. If, for example, they accuse their opponents of something, then it's probably worth looking for that sort of behavior in their own ranks. Like so: John McCain's campaign has directed $175,000 to the firm of… more »

What I've learned about Vista

October 20th, 2008
My experience with Vista so far can be summed up thusly: Vista: Only usable because Google exists. I'm an administrator. I have, in theory, all permissions required to do anything. So I have permission to edit a file. But I can't save the file. W… more »