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 »

Structured by Cows

October 23rd, 2008
There are lots of reasons for the current economic woes. However, if one were to want to pin blame on a single entity, one culprit without whom the current credit crisis and its waves of high-profile bankruptcies and government bailouts would not have h… more »


October 22nd, 2008
My most recent copy of American Rifleman magazine arrived this week with a special extra cover. The NRA wants me to vote McCain/Palin. Shock. Surprise. I enjoy reading about how annoyed and betrayed many Republicans feel about McCain's candidac… 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 »