Sunday, September 11, 2011

Two Political Parties

The problem with the US is that we have two political parties:  Slytherin and Hufflepuff.  Where the heck is Gryffindor?

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Don't Believe Everything You Think

This is what my favorite bumper sticker says.

This Blog Predates Twitter

I could have been rich if only I had thought something as silly as a space-restricted blogging service could be the basis for building a business!  Yea, yea, I know Twitter was intended for SMS devices.  Yawn.

Thursday, October 06, 2005

I Could be a Curmudgeon

Today on the way to Cape Cod we passed a billboard advertising King Richard's Faire, a local "renaissance festival," that seems perennially confused about the difference between the renaissance with the middle ages. I asked my wife, "Isn't it kind of redundant to go back to a time where people were that ignorant?" Well, anyway, she thought it was funny...

Friday, April 01, 2005

Money from Above

From a check I received today: "The back of this document contains an artificial watermark. Hold at an angel to view. This check is void if colored background is absent." There were no angels handy, so I couldn't tell if it was fake.

Saturday, March 12, 2005

Window Cleaner Recipe

I may be the only guy in North America that darns my socks, but this recipe for window cleaner is sure to attract a few more devotees than I've been able to convert to sock darning:

1/2 tsp liquid dish soap
1/2 tsp concentrated citra-solve
1/2 cup white vinegar
2 cups water

Smells great and far better than commercial alternatives.

Eyeglass Cleaner Recipe

1 part rubbing alcohol, 5 parts water: Works great on anti-reflective UV coated lenses.