I took a quick jaunt down to Barnes and Noble last night to pick up a recent road map of Wisconsin. When I finally found the travel section, there was some book signing wrapping up, and the cordoned off area included the US maps. I could get a map of Venice, but I couldn’t go […]
So, what happens when Jane, who is married to John, has a baby girl, and wants to name her Jane? Is the baby Jane Jr.? If they had a boy named John, he’d be John Jr. So… anyone?
Peter Jennings has died. For some reason, when I would think of him I’d think of that old skit (was it SNL?) where you had to guess if someone was dead or Canadian. He was my favorite no-really-he-is-Canadian person. I am actually pretty saddened by his death. He was the one television news journalist we […]
Sigh. I have just been shat on for the first time (well, my infant son not withstanding). You hear about people being targeted by birds, you may have actually seen it happen, you may know someone close to you… but has it happened to you? I was lucky, it hit me on the arm, so […]
I’d like to–firstly–apologize to Denny and his new bride, Aprille. You see, Denny bought a Volkswagen Passat a little bit after I bought one, and I like to think I had at least some hand in him choosing to go with it. And I think he’s been happy with it, and I know we’ve been […]
Well. It had to happen, right? After twenty years of active computing, a hard drive has gone south on me. Oh, I’ve had drive hiccup before, but I’ve had time to retrieve my data before the platters froze up. And I’ve lost more than one Zip disk to the Click of Death. Interestingly, I don’t […]